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Above German Lines: Aeroplane Photographed from Aeroplane

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WITH ENEMY SHRAPNEL BURSTING OVERHEAD: AN ALLIES’ BIPLANE PHOTOGRAPHED FROM A CONSORT IN MID-AIR j, .. . . __ . . . . . . .. . . . . . ….. – . . .. . . .- 1


AU OBSERVER I PILOT DURING A CRUISE-SEEN FROM ABOVE: LOOKING DOWN INTO THE FORE-PART OF A BIPLANE’S N.4CELLE.


The bipaes seen here whie a cruise or part of the German line n the Western Proat were flying at the same altitude-o metes, about so.ooo feet, which is, roughly, ten tihes the height o the cram on St. Paul’s Cathedral above ground level At that height the amn are still within range of enemy anti-aircraft guns : the white puss of bursting shrapel, some distance above the biplan, show that. The photograph was taken fro a companion sroplane, as was the photograph forming our lower illustration.


In that the observe with the camera was almost directly over the photographed ‘plane, and was able, as will be noted, to see well into the fore-part of the e.crdle at no great distance, and include the observer and pilot in the detail of the picture. Across the upper half of the illustration, extending upwards diagonally from right to left, may be remarked a long straight stretch of highway, friged with trees; one of the poplar-lined chuades of Northern France. The irreular white lines are German trenches.



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