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Espanat [i.e., Espanet] aviator

Espanat [i.e., Espanet] aviator

Photo shows French aviator Gabriel Espanet (b. 1883). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Giant German plane which was brought down by us being towed away from the line

Giant German plane which was brought down by us being towed away from ...

German plane being towed through a street by Allied soldiers, in France, during World War I. Clambering over their war booty like triumphant soldier ants, this image shows a proud group of Allied soldiers towin... more

Up in the air in a Handley-Page, showing another Handley-Page making for the enemy's lines

Up in the air in a Handley-Page, showing another Handley-Page making f...

Handley-Page bombers on a mission, Western Front, during World War I. This photograph, which appears to have been taken from the cabin of a Handley-Page bomber, is attributed to Tom Aitken. It shows another Han... more

Mr Massey interested in an aeroplane

Mr Massey interested in an aeroplane

William Massey, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, standing beside a biplane parked outside a hangar or shed. Mr Massey is surrounded by a group of men, some uniformed. The man standing directly to his right is... more

Homeward bound: a scout returning to her aerodrome

Homeward bound: a scout returning to her aerodrome

Plane flying over her aerodrome, France, during World War I. The quality of the light reflected in the puffy but menacing bank of clouds must have been a photographer's delight. The sense of grandeur and achiev... more

Gun to protect the photographic machine

Gun to protect the photographic machine

Machine gunner in the back of a reconnaissance plane, France, during World War I. The photographic machinery mentioned in the caption is not apparent in this view but the protective gun is. The plane is named '... more

Army chaplain conducts a service from the cockpit of an aeroplane, France, during World War I

Army chaplain conducts a service from the cockpit of an aeroplane, Fra...

Preaching from a rather unusual form of pulpit, this photograph shows an army chaplain giving a service to the men from the front seat of an aeroplane. The troops are gathered round to listen to the sermon, wit... more

Aufstieg eines Jagdflugzeuges

Aufstieg eines Jagdflugzeuges

Koledzyani in der Nähe von Narajow, Galizien. Fotograf: Korps Hofmann

Flying Corps men lifting the body of a Boche plane which we brought down

Flying Corps men lifting the body of a Boche plane which we brought do...

Five members of the British Flying Corps are lifting the body of a German fighter plane which has been shot down. The wing section is in the background. The plane has its identifying cross flanked by the letter... more

Abgestürztes Flugzeug

Abgestürztes Flugzeug

Vermutlich Montenegro. Fotograf :10. Korposkommando.

Flieger übernimmt Brieftauben

Flieger übernimmt Brieftauben

Vermutlich Venetien; Fotograf: Kriegsvermessung 5

H.M. the King of Montenegro watches an aeroplane flight

H.M. the King of Montenegro watches an aeroplane flight

King Nikola I Petrovich of Montenegro (1860-1918) has been photographed by John Warwick Brooke standing with two officers beside a small fighter plane. The pilot stands near the propeller. Another group of men ... more

One of our planes over the German lines taking observations

One of our planes over the German lines taking observations

British reconnaissance plane flying over enemy lines, in France, during World War I. This innovative photograph of a two-man biplane on a flight over enemy lines was taken by the photographer flying in another ... more

Our aeroplanes making a flight over the German lines to take observation of the enemy's movements

Our aeroplanes making a flight over the German lines to take observati...

British plane on a reconnaissance flight, in France, during World War I. This exciting and innovative photograph shows another British biplane on a reconnaissance flight high over German territory. Such is the ... more

An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive in 1918

An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive in 1918

ID Number: E01882 ..Place made: France: Nord Pas de Calais, Pas de Calais, Savy ..An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive. A powerful factor in weakening the German thrust across the old ... more

Captured German aeroplane

Captured German aeroplane

German aeroplane, France. A wingless German aeroplane has been loaded on to a trailer and is now being towed away. You can see where the nose of the plane is missing. ..Scenes such as this were commonly used as... more

British machine which was blown over during the recent gale

British machine which was blown over during the recent gale

Aeroplane blown over during a storm. An aeroplane is lying upside down with considerable visible damage to the nose, wings and struts. Two air crewmen are standing on wooden ladders mending the underneath of th... more

Prime Minister of New Zealand examining a British machine

Prime Minister of New Zealand examining a British machine

William Massey, Prime Minister of New Zealand, being shown a British biplane. Standing next to him, smoking a cigar, is Sir Joseph Ward, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand. They are surrounded by a small grou... more

C.O. with pilot and observer referring  to photos and maps prior to setting out for the German lines

C.O. with pilot and observer referring to photos and maps prior to se...

Fighter pilot and Commanding Officer checking a map, in France, during World War I. Standing in front of his two-seater biplane, this pilot refers to a map reference with the Commanding Officer of his company. ... more

Our flying men at work on a Boche plane

Our flying men at work on a Boche plane

Five members of the Royal Flying Corps are examining the body section of a two-seater German fighter plane. The plane has a machine gun mounting in front of the forward cockpit. The sleeve badge of 'Royal Flyin... more

Dismantling an aeroplane, during World War I

Dismantling an aeroplane, during World War I

A few soldiers gather round an aeroplane. Three of them are looking at the cockpit, while three others perch near the tail. According to the original caption, these men are dismantling the plane. There are no w... more