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WWI, 12 Jan 1917 Sgt Thomas Mottershead, VC, DCM died of wounds received when his aircraft was attacked over Ploegsteert Wood and its petrol tank hit. He flew the fiercely burning machine back behind British lines to save his observer. He landed savely, but was so badly burned that he died 5 days later. -Sandra Gittins (@ypreswoman) | Twitter

1917 The sergeant and the cow - Merv Corning January Sergeant Thomas Mottershead of Squadron and his observer Lieut. Gower, in a were attacked by a flock of Albatros DIIs. The Fee (once called a “cow and a.

The Baron's Last Flight, by John Young (Roy Brown's Sopwith Camel chasing Manfred von Richthofen's Fokker Dr.I)

The Baron's Last Flight, by John Young (Roy Brown's Sopwith Camel chasing Manfred von Richthofen's Fokker Dr.I) - BFD

Albatros DIII Werner Voss

The Albatros D.III was a biplane fighter aircraft used by the Imperial German…

Jagdstaffel 2 est devenu le deuxième plus haut score unité de chasse (derrière Jasta 11 ), elle mettrait fin à la guerre avec 25 aces et un total de 336 victoires et une liste victime de seulement 44, 31 morts, 9 blessés, 2 prisonniers de guerre, et 2 tués dans des accidents. Jasta 2 marques étaient généralement empennages en noir et blanc et les ascenseurs (haut et bas)-un côté, noirs d'un côté blanc.

Jasta 2 (known as Jasta Boelcke) was one of the best-known German Luftstreitkräfte Squadrons in World War I. Its first commanding officer was the great aerial tactician Oswald Boelcke,