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Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron.

The first Victoria Cross awarded to an Australian flyer for valour in the presence of the enemy was won by Lieutenant Frank McNamara of Number 1 squadron on March 20th, 1917. Following a raid on a train line, despite being wounded himself, McNamara landed and rescued a downed pilot from the raid whilst under enemy fire behind Turkish lines. Interestingly despite heavy involvement in combat over enemy lines, he was the only AFC pilot to be awarded a VC in World War One.

Manfred von Richthofen wears the Pour le Mérite, the "Blue Max", Prussia's highest military order in this official portrait, c. 1917

Breguet 14 of the American 96th Aero Squadron. The squadron was assigned as a Day Bombardment Squadron, performing long-range bombing attacks on roads and railroads; destruction of materiel and massed troop formations behind enemy lines. It also performed strategic reconnaissance over enemy controlled territory, and tactical bombing attacks on enemy forces in support of Army offensive operations.

P-51 Mustang

This one takes the cake! What the...? - Drakegoodman Flickr Collection

“Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.” - Eddie Rickenbacker, the top American fighter ace of WWI and Medal of Honor recipient. (He flew a Spad S XIII JTG)

French born American Major Raoul Lufbery, standing by his Spad S.VII of 'Escadrille de Lafayette'. He was shot down over French lines on the 18th May 1918. (Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, said of Lufbery: "Everything I learned, I learned from Lufbery.")

Soldiers prepare to lob "potato masher" grenades from their trench during WWI.

in some ways things have drastically others they're exactly the same

WWI British Nurse and Small Irish Wolfhound (?) by sunnybrook100, via Flickr

American WWI poster, U.S. Navy, "Over There"