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Historical Feats & Aviation Legends * * * Take Flight with an Exploration of Aviation''s Fascinating and Triumphant History
5-Part Documentary Series * * * Over 4 Hours of In-Depth Documentary Features
Almost as soon as Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved the first successful, powered, piloted flight, aeroplanes were drafted for military use, and the rules of war were forever changed.
This compelling documentary series follows the history of the aerial assault vehicle from the creation of the aeroplane to its militarization during World War I and the Russian Revolution. Viewers learn that it was the Spanish Civil War that served as the testing ground for the German airplanes of the Third Reich in the lead-up to the Second World War.
With remarkable narration and incredible archival footage, including many never-before-seen sequences, this groundbreaking 5-part series is a complete historical overview from 1900 to 1945.
Terrible narration, sounds like a middle schooler's essay, words mispronounced, full of historical inaccuracies, jumps back and forth and all around chronologically in no... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Robert A. Lippman
Got from daughter for bday. A lot of unseen(for me), interesting footage. The weird thing is the commentary. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Paul M. Falabella
Script, editing, and explanatory graphics are all execrable. For a knowledgeable viewer, the series is so bad that it's fun to watch, just to catch all the terrible errors. Read morePublished 20 months ago by P. Dwyer
This film provides the viewer a step by step outline of the use of aircraft in the field of combat. It flows steadily from the discovery of flight through the end of the mid... Read morePublished on May 1, 2013 by Tank
Not altogether correct in verbal account of history but not all bad. Commentator although articulate mistakenly pronounced some words. Read morePublished on March 28, 2013 by Roger Bartsche
I am a WW II buff and this series is good but has many flaws. The narrator is good and for the most part
accurate but he may be talking of the bombing of Germany by B-17s and... Read more