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History of US Air Services

WW1 Centennial News for August 12, 2019 - Episode #135

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Highlights: Focus ON: War in the Sky

Episode #135

Host - Theo Mayer

SPECIAL

  • Introduction - Host | @ 01:45
  • Balloonatic: James Allen Higgs Jr. - Host | @ 04:35
  • Erwyn Bleckley & the Lost Battalion - LtCol Doug Jacobs USA (Ret.) | @ 08:05
  • WWI War Tech: Interrupter Gear - Host | @ 13:50
  • PTSD in WWI Pilots - Mark Wilkins | @ 16:40
  • Eddie Rickenbacker Profile - Host | @ 23:30
  • Quentin Roosevelt Killed - Host | @ 26:05
  • New Memorial to WWI Airmen - Michael J. O'Neal & Robert Kasprzak | @ 28:05

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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago

Introduction - Host

Links:

Episode 86: https://www.ww1cc.org/episode-86

War in the Sky Timeline: http://ww1cc.org/warinthesky  

Balloonatic: James Allen Higgs Jr. - Host

https://www.engr.ncsu.edu/news/2017/05/26/above-the-battlefields-of-world-war-i/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observation_balloon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_military_ballooning#World_War_I

https://mashable.com/2016/03/02/wwi-balloons/#nGRfpJmxX8qR

https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2014/04/world-war-i-in-photos-aerial-warfare/507326/

https://www.jstor.org/stable/3087941?mag=doughboy-slang&seq=7#page_scan_tab_contents

http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/balloon43.htm

 

Episode #91: https://www.ww1cc.org/episode-91

https://www.amazon.com/Thunder-Argonne-Americas-Greatest-Campaigns/dp/0813175550

http://roadstothegreatwar-ww1.blogspot.com/2018/03/thunder-in-argonne-reviewed-by-peter-l.html

https://www.kentuckypress.com/live/title_detail.php?titleid=4777

 

Episode #30: https://www.ww1ccl.org/episode-30

https://www.engr.ncsu.edu/news/2017/05/26/above-the-battlefields-of-world-war-i/

 

Episode #68: https://www.ww1cc.org/episode-68

https://www.upi.com/Archives/1918/04/14/American-flyers-down-pair/9481523634159/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manfred_von_Richthofen#Death

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015075629603;view=1up;seq=46

http://www.firstworldwar.com/airwar/earlyfighters.htm

http://www.firstworldwar.com/airwar/deflectorgear.htm

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/fokker.htm

https://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1369.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysB-SH19WRQ

 

Episode #66: https://www.ww1ccl.org/episode-66

https://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/world-war-i-pilot-ptsd-180967710/#0VKtyZX7JLXCy3JU.01

http://thelafayetteescadrille.org/

http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/press-media/wwi-centennial-news/4084-four-questions-for-mark-wilkins.html



Episode #80: https://www.ww1ccl.org/episode-80.html

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/07/18/102723502.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/07/19/102724244.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/svc/tmach/v1/refer?pdf=true&res=9B01E5DB143EE433A2575AC1A9619C946996D6CF

 

Episode #42: https://www.ww1cc.org/episode-42

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924060892019;view=1up;seq=436

https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pdfs/US1388932.pdf

 

Other:

“Viewpoint: How WWI Changed Aviation Forever,” BBC Magazine, October 20, 1014

https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29612707

www.ww1cc.org/warinthesky

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/5468-ww1-centennial-news-episode-91-9-28-2018.html

https://www.ksn.com/news/local/veterans-look-to-honor-wichitan-killed-in-wwi/1292796854

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4369-ww1-centennial-news-episode-68-04-20-2018.html

https://www.amazon.com/Oswald-Boelcke-Germanys-Fighter-Father/dp/1910690236

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4284-ww1-centennial-news-episode-66-04-06-2018.html

https://www.amazon.com/Aero-Neurosis-Pilots-Psychological-Legacies-Combat/dp/1526723123

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4407-ww1-centennial-news-episode-70-05-04-2018.html

http://www.firstworldwar.com/bio/rickenbacker.htm

http://www.historynet.com/captain-eddie-rickenbacker-americas-world-war-i-ace-of-aces.htm

http://acepilots.com/wwi/us_rickenbacker.html

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4773-ww1-centennial-news-episode-80-7-113-2018.html

This Day in Aviation History

https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/tag/american-expeditionary-force/



Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

Pritzker Military Museum and Library

The Doughboy Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Editing team

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Website support: JL Michaud

 

 

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