The first American Airman shot down by enemy fire was Victor Chapman, on June 23, 1916 near Luxeuil-les-Bains near Switzerland. The US had not yet entered WWI and Chapman was one of about two dozen American pilots who volunteered to serve in the French Army, despite the fact that France, Germany and England had many more pilots than the US. The American volunteers were called the Lafayette Escadrille, after the Frenchman famous for helping fight the American Revolution. The US finally joined the war in October 1917. By March 1918 they had two squadrons of planes, the 94th and 95th. Famous pilots included Major Lufbery, a French-born American from the Lafayette Escadrille, and Eddie Rickenbacher, both famous aces before the war ended. On March 12 Captain Phelps Collins of the 103rd Aero Squadron crashed while on a combat patrol near Paris, the first member of the American Aviation Section to die in a war zone.
To take down the enemy means to kill the enemy
In American Football, 10 yards from scrimmage is a first down.
there is a rule against it. Most enemy countries do not follow the accords and agreement the allies make. ***************************************************************** The above answerer obviously did not do his research. You can fire at paratroopers while they are descending by parachutes from an aircraft, even if that aircraft is in disabled. If you don't shoot them while they are in the air, they're going to shoot you after landing on the ground and proceed on with their missions of crippling your war effort. Paratroopers are offically combatants, coming down in parachutes from an aircraft, and have the ability to wage war once they land on the ground, therefore, you have every right to shoot them while they are still in the air. The "honor code" of not firing at parachutists are only applied to airman, not infantry troops. After a pilot takes down an enemy aircraft, the "honor code" is not fire at an enemy airman who bails out and open up his parachute. The airman's only mission to is conduct warfare while in his combat aircraft (the airman's only weapon). However, after the airman bailed out in his aircraft, he had left his only weapon of choice (aircraft) and have no means of conducting warfare. Therefore, he is officially a non-combatant and, therefore, not to be attacked during his descent.
The enemy gate is down.
First American in space. Just up then down. John Glenn is the first American to orbit the earth.
That could certainly happen.
He shot down a number of enemy aircraft during the first world war.
The site Enemy Down is a online gaming forum website. The website provides news for many first person shooter games as well as upcoming events and a forum for people to communicate.
they use their instincs to fight with their enemy and to let them down.
by going down when the enemy try to kill you
yes on 21 century brake down do you know your enemy and American idiot
Click the link to learn how to describe people. For an enemy, you need to put down what they do and say that makes them your enemy.
It was the surveyor spacecraft.
P-51 in Europe
During WWII, if any pilot saw his buddies hanging in their parachutes being shot at by enemy aircraft, the chances are he will shoot down that enemy plane and kill the pilot hanging in his parachute in retribution. Since dogfight warfare was all about the numbers of shooting down aircraft, most pilots feel unconfortable about killing parachuting enemy pilots but that's not to say it didn't happen.
Its better to have an enemy that hates you then a friend who secretly puts me down...:P
The M1-Garrand was the first American rifle that automatically ejects the clip. (It was manufactured in WW2.) That was a flaw but, also a good thing it told the enemy you had to reload but what some of the old WW2 vets did was load a full clip then pick up and throw down an empty clip. Then when they stick up there heads to shoot... BAA BOOM!
Lay It Down - 2010 Public Enemy was released on: USA: 10 November 2010
the antagonist is the enemy
one of the first people was the American president, JFK, he was assassinated in his pulled down roof topped car
The goal of Tower Defense is to stop the enemy from crossing the map. This is done by constructing towers to shoot the enemy and traps to slow the enemy down.
This is common sense. You shouldn't smoke in the first place, and if you smoke during war, then the enemy (if you are running away or something) can smell the smoke and follow you. Also, if you throw it away, the enemy can find it and track you down.
The first battle begin in central Massachusetts at Lexington and continued down the route to Concord.
Watership Down - 1999 Friend and Enemy 1-12 is rated/received certificates of: Australia:G
October 5, 1914- World War I's first Allied plane to shoot down a enemy German plane.