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Somme - Bazentin Ridge КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Pen & Sword (LEO COOPER)Серия: Battleground EuropeАвтор(ы): Edward HancockЯзык: EnglishISBN: 0-85052-782-1Формат: pdfРазмер: 80.5 mbRapid eighty five

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One machine had its entire fuselage painted and also a personalized marking. On the Eastern and Italian fronts, Oeffag machines were just as garishly painted as German airplanes, with widespread use of skulls, birds, and geometric shapes. Various airplanes were solidly overpainted, such as Brumowski’s red Albatrosses, or done so with a heavily mottled application. Still others had their flying surfaces covered with swirled printed fabric, although this was a factory rather than field application.

With two-seater RFC reconnaissance machines crossing the lines regularly, Staffel pilots who had been hamstrung either by poor weather or a lack of experience or inferior airplanes now enjoyed a confluence of circumstances that saw the dissipation of these hindrances, enabling them to begin amassing unprecedented victory tallies. Such was the case with Jasta 11’s Ltn Kurt Wolff. Born on February 6, 1895 in Greifswald, Wolff began the war with Eisenbahn Regiment Nr 4 (Railway Regiment No. 4) and transferred into the Fliegertruppen in July 1916.

Additionally, the port and starboard bows of the airplanes photographed with a central and offset radiator match each other, but the bows on the port and starboard sides of the airplane with the same radiator do not. If a complete stencil was used, then these features ought to be virtually identical in every photograph. That they are not supports the statement of Voss’s mechanic that a single leaf stencil was used, ostensibly free-handedly, to create the wreaths which, when the starboard or port wreaths on the machine photographed in April are compared with their starboard or port counterparts in the June photographs, match in number of leaves and locations of same.

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