WWI Aces Falling

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Duration: 59 minutes

Edward Mannock VC and James McCudden VC rose from modest backgrounds to become two of Britain's greatest fighter aces in World War One.

As the number of their victories grew, so did their chances of dying in flames. Timewatch tells the story of their battle to survive against the odds, and of the 90-year-old mystery surrounding the death of one of them.

Credits

Producer
John Hayes-Fisher
Executive Producer
James Hayes

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