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  • #61
    8 Harry Truman

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    • #62
      Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

      1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
      2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
      3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
      4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers
      5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers
      6. Quentin Roosevelt, pilot (like his father, he was showing promise as a writer), shot down (July 14, 1918).
      7. Maurice Ravel truck driver in Verdun
      ]8. Harry S. Truman, 129th Field Artillery

      9. ‘The Man called Intrepid’ - William Stephenson

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      • #63
        Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

        1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
        2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
        3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
        4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers
        5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers
        6. Quentin Roosevelt, pilot (like his father, he was showing promise as a writer), shot down (July 14, 1918).
        7. Maurice Ravel truck driver in Verdun
        8. Harry S. Truman, 129th Field Artillery
        9. ‘The Man called Intrepid’ - William Stephenson

        10. C.S. Lewis, Somerset Light Infantry


        "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."

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        • #64
          Baker's Dozen of the Famous Who Served

          1. Bela Lugosi (Officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army)
          2. Guillaume Apollinaire, Sous-Lieutenant, 96ème régiment d'infanterie.
          3. Georges Carpentier 1894 – 1975
          4. J R R Tolkien, Second Lieutenant, Lancashire Fusiliers
          5. Ernest Hemingway, ambulance drivers
          6. Quentin Roosevelt, pilot (like his father, he was showing promise as a writer), shot down (July 14, 1918).
          7. Maurice Ravel truck driver in Verdun
          8. Harry S. Truman, 129th Field Artillery
          9. ‘The Man called Intrepid’ - William Stephenson
          10. C.S. Lewis, Somerset Light Infantry
          11. Christy Mathewson - US Army Chemical Warfare Service

          12. Ralph Vaughan Williams - Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Garrison Artillery

          "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."

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          • #65
            13. Winston Churchill, Colonel Royal Scots Fusiliers.
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            "To be free is better than to be unfree - always."

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            • #66
              Any thoughts on a new dozen Surrey?
              BoRG

              You may not be interested in War, but War is interested in You - Leon Trotski, June 1919.

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              • #67
                Fighter aircraft

                1. Sopwith Camel
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                "To be free is better than to be unfree - always."

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                • #68
                  Fighter aircraft

                  1. Sopwith Camel

                  2. Sopwith Triplane

                  "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
                  — Groucho Marx

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                  • #69
                    Fighter aircraft

                    1. Sopwith Camel
                    2. Sopwith Triplane

                    3. SPAD XIII

                    "To hell wars Grudges and parties ! As our fathers Sing in real friends, The clink of glasses Roses and lilies. The clink of glasses Roses and lilies."

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                    • #70
                      Fighter aircraft

                      1. Sopwith Camel
                      2. Sopwith Triplane
                      3. SPAD XIII

                      4. Phönix D.I

                      "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there."

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                      • #71
                        Fighter aircraft

                        1. Sopwith Camel
                        2. Sopwith Triplane
                        3. SPAD XIII
                        4. Phönix D.I

                        5. Albatros D.III (my personal favorite)
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                        • #72
                          Fighter aircraft

                          1. Sopwith Camel
                          2. Sopwith Triplane
                          3. SPAD XIII
                          4. Phönix D.I
                          5. Albatros D.III

                          The first fighter produced by Italy...

                          6. Ansaldo A.1 Balilla

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                          • #73
                            Fighter aircraft

                            1. Sopwith Camel
                            2. Sopwith Triplane
                            3. SPAD XIII
                            4. Phönix D.I
                            5. Albatros D.III
                            6. Ansaldo A.1 Balilla

                            7. Fokker D.VII
                            "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made."
                            — Groucho Marx

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                            • #74
                              Fighter aircraft

                              1. Sopwith Camel
                              2. Sopwith Triplane
                              3. SPAD XIII
                              4. Phönix D.I
                              5. Albatros D.III
                              6. Ansaldo A.1 Balilla
                              7. Fokker D.VII

                              8. Pfalz D.III
                              Last edited by broderickwells; 21 Jan 11, 02:37.

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                              • #75
                                Fighter aircraft

                                1. Sopwith Camel
                                2. Sopwith Triplane
                                3. SPAD XIII
                                4. Phönix D.I
                                5. Albatros D.III
                                6. Ansaldo A.1 Balilla
                                7. Fokker D.VII
                                8. Pfalz D.III

                                9. Nieuport 17 (with Billy Bishop)

                                à vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire (triumph without peril brings no glory) P. Corneille

                                Le probleme avec les cons, c'est qu'il ne se fatiguent jamais
                                (The problem with Pr.cks, is that they never get tired ) Michel Audiard

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