Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1, Part 2
Greg Vanwyngarden, Norman Franks
quantity fifty three during this sequence coated Fokker D VII aces from the 4 elite Jagdgeschwadern of the German military, and this follow-on quantity charts the tale of the numerous aces who flew the famed fighter in different devices dedicated to wrestle within the ultimate months of worldwide struggle 1. D VII operations coated the whole Western entrance, from the North Sea to the Swiss border. within the latter half 1918 the Fokker was once not just the mainstay of the military Jagdstaffeln, but additionally the main effective fighter flown through domestic defence Kests and the pilots of the German military in Flanders. The D VII simply proved the equivalent of the various British, French, Belgian and American plane it met in wrestle, and served in such roles as day bomber interceptor, 'balloon buster' and nightfighter. even though handicapped via a scarcity of gasoline and different offers because the German battle computing device fell aside, aces comparable to Sachsenberg, Degelow and Rumey utilised the D VII to rack up notable rankings opposed to always better odds.