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August 29

Sunday church service – as usual for Jack


28 August 1915 – Boelcke saves

Oswald Boelcke, one of the pilots going success with the new Fokker EI aircraft hit the news today.

The mess of his unit, FFA 62, faces a local canal frequented by both the airmen and locals for fishing and boating. 106 more words


29th August 1915 (Sunday)


~ in Stockholm – Ingrid Bergman, orphaned at 12 years old.


~ In Greenock, Scotland – Archibald Macintosh Doak, architect.


100 Years Ago Today

August 28 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
At a joint meeting of the City and County Commissioners, it is announced that the contract to erect the new Robert B. 206 more words


27 August 1915 - Joint Raid on Houlthhost

Overnight a joint raid was undertaken by aircraft of the British, French, and Belgian navies on storage depots in the Forest of Houthulst, north-east of Ypres. 164 more words


27/8/1915 Germany calls off the U-boats

German U-boats have been attacking British shipping. Britain must trade to survive, so the Germans hoped that submarine attacks would bring the island nation to its knees. 246 more words

First World War

26 August 1915 - Bigsworth bags a sub

Squadron Commander Arthur Bigsworth DSO who successfully attacked Zeppelin LZ39 back on 17 May 1915, was involved in another extraordinary exploit today.

He was on a mission in his Henri Farman F27 to bomb Zeebrugge when he came across an enemy submarine on the surface about six miles north-west of Ostend. 100 more words