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May 20, 2015

 Demonstrates the high risk World War I Dog Fight

 

May 19, 2015

 

 

This homemade video will give you a little bit of the experience flying a Sopwith Pup aeroplane, the same type of plane flown by Lt. Pat O'Brien over Belgium before he was shot down by the Germans.

 

May 19, 2015

Actual photo (taken from local newspaper story) showing Lt. Pat O'Brien in the enter of a crowd of Momence residents welcoming him home after his amazing escape from German hands. He was given up for dead until months later, a post card came home to his mother Margarat...

May 19, 2015

The Sophwith Pup (background) zooms in on the equally famous German Fokker in what became known as the "dog fight."

May 19, 2015

 Lt. Pat O'Brien flew the Sopwith Pup plane over Belgium before he was shot down and crashed from 8,000 feet. Here's a good look at this classic vintage plane

 

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