Category Archives: General Aviation

Fokker B.II – Stories From the Past

A new photo and a new mystery story. All we know is that we are dealing with a Fokker B.II belonging to the Austro-Hungarian Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops and that only 24 air-crafts were ordered to Fokker Industries. Starting with September 1916 the Imperial and Royalty Aviation Troops received 23 Fokker airplanes, marked from […]

Aviator Ioan Clop. In Memoriam

On February 11th, 1944, a Junkers Ju-87 Stuka crashed down in a swamp near Kroscienko Wyzne, in the south part of Poland. 71 years later, on November 5th, 2015, the archaeologists of the Military Museum in Krosno started the procedures to recover the Ju-87 Stuka wreck. The initiative to locate and extract the wreck belonged to the […]

The Story of a Photograph

Photographs tell stories, the stories of the people that took them, of the ones that look at us from long forgotten times and places. Today I want to tell you the story of a photograph, or better said the image that appeared on a piece of photographic paper as a result of a chemical processing: […]