WW1 part 3..Aerial

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  1. Torch

    Torch Well-Known Member

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    love stuff like this....thanks
     
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    Fantastic images. A real mix. James Francis 'Frank' Hurley was the photographer on Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition and made his name from his magnificent pictures he took during the expedition:

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

    Also mentioned of note is Australian Ross Smith in the pic that Hurley took of the Bristol Fighter. Smith and his brother Keith were the first to fly to Australia from England, in a Vickers Vimy Bomber in 1919, registered G-EAOU, which they nicknamed "God 'Elp All Of Us". The aircraft survives in Adelaide.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross_Macpherson_Smith
     
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    Great photos. Thanks.

    Geo
     
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    Those were awesome, thanks for posting.
     
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    love the Bristal fighter colour pic
     
  7. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Great photos! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Njaco The Pop-Tart Whisperer
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    Hope you don't mind, Torch but I'm going to move this to the WWI section.
     
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