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11
Over The Front
Quarterly from the League of World War One Aviaton Historians
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by: Stephen T. Lawson [ JACKFLASH ]


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When the old Cross & Cockade USA closed operations back in 1985, a group of former editors invested some of their own money and viola the society became the league of extrordinary aero historians.

For twenty-two years the organization has stayed healthy and has had its fair share of troubles. Yet quarterly every issue has some of the best research and history ever seen in any venue. All chocked full aviation history from every corner of the globe, all dealing with 1914-1918.

As a long time supporter and contributor I have seen some great stories unfold from thse historical texts. I have the pleasure of know many if not most of the top contributors and have been able to share and glean nuggets of historical information that I could not have found elsewhere.

They are as of this writing on a very current schedule for deliveries and the price you pay for the subscription is well worth the information you get in return. Unit histories, Personal reminicenses, colour documentation, technical diagrams and previously unpublished images are the keys to this publication's successes.

In the issue you can find:

Cover-Fred Murrin flying a Nieuport 11

Official Records Of The 141st Aero Squardron
Letters, Diary, And Reminiscences of 2nd Lt. Horance Hallock Brown, 414st Aero Squadron Both by Allan Zakrzewski

Jasta 64w "Eight Months In The Field Of Thorns" by Stephen T. Lawson

Caught. . . On Film: Jasta 64w Fokker D.VII by Terry Phillips

Rare Birds: Fokker C.I by Jack Herris

Rare Birds: Fokker V.7 1/48th Scale Drawings by Martin Digmayer

Snoopy And The Red Baron Revisited by Wade Eakle

Back Cover - Fokker C.I illustrations by R.N. Pearson

For anyone that doesn't have a subscription to this great source of work then cash in your penny's that you have been saving for a rainy day join in to find out what you been missing all this time. . .

Please remember, when contacting retailers or manufacturers, to mention that you saw their products highlighted here - on AEROSCALE.

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SUMMARY
Highs: Unit histories, Personal reminicenses, colour documentation, technical diagrams and previously unpublished images are the keys to this publication's successes.
Lows: All volunteer organization and in the past shipping has taken longer than most care for. But as of todate they are on schedule.
Verdict: My 22 year association with this organization has done nothing but feed the love I have for this area of study.
Percentage Rating
98%
  Scale: 1:1
  Mfg. ID: V.22 #4 2007
  Suggested Retail: $60.00 yearly
  Related Link: Vol 22 #4
  PUBLISHED: Feb 17, 2008
  NATIONALITY: United States
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 90.97%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 83.35%

About Stephen T. Lawson (JackFlash)
FROM: COLORADO, UNITED STATES

I was building Off topic jet age kits at the age of 7. I remember building my first WWI kit way back in 1964-5 at the age of 8-9. Hundreds of 1/72 scale Revell and Airfix kits later my eyes started to change and I wanted to do more detail. With the advent of DML / Dragon and Eduard I sold off my ...

Copyright 2019 text by Stephen T. Lawson [ JACKFLASH ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of Model Shipwrights. All rights reserved.



   

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