The Sky Was The Limit - Aviation in World War 1

Planes flying high above the trenches of World War I aided ground troops for the first time in battle. Scholars analyze the use of aircraft in warfare for the first time in a video on the Great War. They investigate how newly formed aircraft assisted the war effort—from spying to dog fighting in the air high above Europe during World War I. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • Requires audio and visual technology to project the video
  • The seventh installment of a 32-part video series

  • Resource provides excellent material for audio and visual learners in the classroom
  • Perfect as a preview or review of aviation during World War I

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