From Bi-Planes to Helicopters
From the air balloons of the Civil War to the Apache Army Choppers of Desert Storm, this episode traces the evolution of military air power over the last century and a half. Watch the creation of the U.S. Air Force as a branch of the Army in 1909.
World War II
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