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August 7, 2014 16:59
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first plane crash in Israel and the centenary since the outbreak of WWI.
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The Turkish Aviators Monument in the Galilee.. (photo credit:GIL ZOHAR)

The centenary of the outbreak of World War I on August 4, 1914, passed this week. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the first plane crash in Israel.

Notwithstanding that both Germany and the Allies stationed squadrons of reconnaissance and fighter aircraft here during the four-year war, the two anniversaries aren’t directly linked.

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