[WWI] fav poll again

iban ibancorp at tds.net
Sun Feb 27 19:24:02 EST 2005


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brad & Merville" <bigglesrfc at sympatico.ca>
> Zeppelin Staaken - As a kid I fell in love with Joe Phelan's illustration
of
> one duelling in the dark with a pair of comic Camels in 'Heroes and
> Aeroplanes of the Great War 1914-1918'.  Later from the photos in the
> 'German Giants' where crewmen are crawling all over the machine in flight
> and I realized that Joe Phelan wasn't exaggerating - breathtaking!

me too, brad.  the identical experience.  had that exact illustration on my
wall until well into my teens.

> A.E.G. IV - The first real OT multi-engine bomber I ever saw and which I
> still visit annually.  An honest-to-god time machine!

wow, where is it on display?

iban (laying plans for a holy pilgrimage already)



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