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Knights Without Parachutes — wilbert white

Two of the Greatest Heroic Deeds of WW1

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Two of the Greatest Heroic Deeds of WW1

"It was a horrible yet thrilling sight. The two machines actually telescoped each other, so violent was the impact. Wings went through wings, and at first glance both the Fokker and SPAD seemed to disintegrate."

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Hero of World War 1 Aviation - Wilbert White

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Hero of World War 1 Aviation - Wilbert White

White dove straight toward the Fokker, which kept coming at him. Neither swerved out of the way.

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