The Weapon of Choice for World War I Flying Aces

While it might seem silly that when most people think of the famed World War I aerial combat aircraft, the Sopwith Camel, they think of the comic strip Peanuts in which Charlie Brown’s dog, Snoopy went to war with the infamous Red Baron flying the Sopwith Camel on mission after mission.  The good that the late Charles Schulze did by including this theme in his outstanding comic strip is that it made the history of aerial warfare even as far back as World War I more well known.

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