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WW1 (1914-1918) was mankind's FIRST aerial war; airplanes fought airplanes (dog-fights). Korean War (1950-1953) was man's FIRST "Jet" air war; jet airplanes fought jet airplanes (dog-fights). WW1 & Korean War were the only wars of the 20th century ended by an Armistice.

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