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Oberleutnant Ernst Udet

Udet als Leutnant im Ersten Weltkrieg mit dem Orden Pour le Mérite

In one case, an American POW was able to escape Germany by stealing a Nazi plane.

19年12月17日頃の小林戦隊長と3295号機

IJAAF pilot with his Kawasaki Hien (Swallow) Tony fighter

WWI

A confident Lt. Heinrich Gontermann poses with his Albatros scout and ground crew, 1916 .

Designers of the IK-3 and Yugoslav officers in front of IK-3 n°2.

Designers of the and Yugoslav officers in front of

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Roland CII 'Walfisch' (Whale) - two seat German reconnaissance aircraft much ahead of its time when introduced in spring 1916.  Advanced streamlining techniques made it almost uncatchable by allied aircraft of the time except in a dive.  The upper wing location adjoined to the fuselage made upwards visibility excellent; not so downwards.

Roland CII 'Walfisch' (Whale) - two seat German reconnaissance aircraft much…

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