Category:War in the Air
Balloons and airplanes were first used mainly to carry observers. By 1915 photographs of enemy positions were being taken from airplanes. Anthony Fokker, improving on a French device, developed a machine gun for the Germans that was synchronized to fire through the whirling propeller of a flying plane. Air power has since become an increasingly powerful element of military campaigns with air superiority as a necessity.
Articles in category "War in the Air"
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