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WW1. " The price of victory! – Brave lads who fell in an early morning raid on the Hun lines."

" The price of victory! – Brave lads who fell in an early morning raid on the Hun lines.

Aufnahme von 1918 zeigt eine durch die Österreicher eroberte italienische Stellung an der Piave-Front.

Aufnahme von 1918 zeigt eine durch die Österreicher eroberte italienische Stellung an der Piave-Front.

A pilot jumps from his burning plane. For many pilots the horror of being burned alive in a plane was their greatest fear. Some carried a side arm to finish themselves off. Many simply free-fell to their death.None of the pilots on any of the sides wore parachutes. Parachutes had been invented, but the high commands of the belligerent nations believed that they would destroy the “fighting spirit” of pilots. Of course the high command never flew any planes!

A German pilot plummets as his Albatross fighter goes down in flames. Most pilots did not wear parachutes and chose to plunge to their deaths rather than burn in their planes.

The real mutiny on the "Bounty" takes place, as the crew of the British ship set Captain William Bligh and 18 crewman adrift on the South Pacific.