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Legend, memory, and the Great War in the air

Legend, memory, and the Great War in the air

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Published by Published for the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., by the University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index.

    StatementDominick A. Pisano ... [et al.].
    ContributionsPisano, Dominick, 1943-, National Air and Space Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD600 .L44 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1720908M
    ISBN 100295972165, 0295972157
    LC Control Number92024189

    One war prize was captured in when it accidentally landed at a small American airstrip near Verdun, was donated to the Smithsonian Institution by the War Department in , and is now displayed at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.. Two other American war prizes were retained by private owners until sold abroad in and “Who desired the Great War? No nation benefitted from it. The war brought about the destruction of the Prussian Empire, stripped the British Empire of its ability to hold its colonies, slaughtered the French and starved Germany, inspired a revolution in Russia, and prepared the ground for a more terrible slaughter to come.

    The legend surrounding Simpson, sometimes under the misnomer "Murphy" grew largely from an account of his actions published in a book, Glorious Deeds of Australasians in the Great War. This was a wartime propaganda effort, and many of its stories of Simpson, supposedly rescuing men and making dashes into no man's land to carry wounded. The Great War (4E –4E ) was the name given to the large-scale armed conflict between the Third Aldmeri Dominion and the Tamrielic Empire during the Fourth Era. The Thalmor call it "The First War Against the Empire." The conflict was initially fought between the invading Dominion Army and Imperial Legion in Cyrodiil and Hammerfell, before ending in 4E when .

      Smithsonian Air & Space Museum-Legend, Memory, & the Great War in the Air. F oreign Relations of the United States (Official U.S. foreign policy documentary record: Courtesy-University of Wisconsin-Madison libraries) e.g. supplement volume. World War I does not and will not enjoy that degree of fascination—which is too bad. If it was not a great war for America, it was the precursor and shaper of memory that made the later U.S. role in the great war of the 20th century possible. For that reason alone, World War I should not be put away on the shelf of America’s forgotten wars.


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