'Richthofen's Circus': Jagdgeschwader Nr 1 (Aviation Elite Units)

'Richthofen's Circus': Jagdgeschwader Nr 1 (Aviation Elite Units)

Greg VanWyngarden


absolutely the main well-known of any nation's aviation devices in global battle 1 was once the mythical Jagdgeschwader Nr 1, or 'The Flying Circus' as its respectful foes labelled it. Germany's first actual fighter wing, it is going to regularly be linked to its first commander, the charismatic and respected Manfred von Richthofen. JG 1 used to be shaped in July 1917, and for 16 months the unit's younger pilots of their vibrant airplane battled for aerial dominance of the Western entrance. From its ranks emerged a lot of Germany's so much winning airmen, together with the crimson Baron's brother Lothar; Ernst Udet; Werner Voss; Erich Löwenhardt and Hermann Göring. This e-book charts the realm battle I stories of JG 1.

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