Sopwith Camel

Explain band name Sopwith Camel - World War I airplanePsychedelic rock band from San Francisco, California that when choosing a band name spotted a legendary aircraft type that the British sent up into the air with much success during the first world war.

The Sopwith Camels (or rather their pilots) brought down a total of 1,294 hostile aircraft, more than any other plane used by the Allies.

Active: 1965-1967; 1971-1974, USA
Site: http://www.sopwithcamel.com/


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