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5sswiking: “ During the Second World War, one German Luftwaffe pilot compiled a combat record so remarkable that he earned the distinction of becoming the most successful fighter pilot in the history of humanity. Erich Hartmann, called the Blond...
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5sswiking: “ During the Second World War, one German Luftwaffe pilot compiled a combat record so remarkable that he earned the distinction of becoming the most successful fighter pilot in the history of humanity. Erich Hartmann, called the Blond...

5sswiking: “ During the Second World War, one German Luftwaffe pilot compiled a combat record so remarkable that he earned the distinction of becoming the most successful fighter pilot in the history of humanity. Erich Hartmann, called the Blond...

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“ During the Second World War, one German Luftwaffe pilot compiled a combat record so remarkable that he earned the distinction of becoming the most successful fighter pilot in the history of humanity. Erich Hartmann, called the Blond.

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Erich Hartmann: the top ace of all time, scored 352 aerial kills in WW2.
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Erich Hartmann: the top ace of all time, scored 352 aerial kills in WW2.

Erich Hartmann: the top ace of all time, scored 352 aerial kills in WW2.
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He was among Germany’s most accomplished flying Aces during WWII – though he hated killing. His success was valuable propaganda for the Nazis – yet he wasn

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WWII Luftwaffe ace Erich Hartmann and General Josef Kammhuber inspect Budesluftwaffe Sabres in 1959
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WWII Luftwaffe ace Erich Hartmann and General Josef Kammhuber inspect Budesluftwaffe Sabres in 1959
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Spirits are high, in spite of great stress - Flying Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, a top ace of the RAF. The South African, aged 22, shot down at least 28 Luftwaffe fighters, including on one memorial day, six in a six hour span - Battle of Britain - 1940
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Timeless image - South African Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC (aged - Hawker Hurricane (VY-R) - 85 Squadron RAF - 1940

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Spirits are high, in spite of great stress - Flying Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, a top ace of the RAF. The South African, aged 22, shot down at least 28 Luftwaffe fighters, including on one memorial day, six in a six hour span - Battle of Britain - 1940

Spirits are high, in spite of great stress - Flying Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, a top ace of the RAF. The South African, aged 22, shot down at least 28 Luftwaffe fighters, including on one memorial day, six in a six hour span -    Battle of Britain - 1940
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David vs. Goliath: Moment a tiny Tommy disarmed a German giant during the Battle of Normandy. Article on the story behind the picture.
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Tallest German surrenders to short soldier in World War Two picture. No matter how much I study and write about WWII, I am constantly coming across fascinating tidbits like this one.

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David vs. Goliath: Moment a tiny Tommy disarmed a German giant during the Battle of Normandy. Article on the story behind the picture.

David vs. Goliath: Moment a tiny Tommy disarmed a German giant during the Battle of Normandy. Article on the story behind the picture.

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One of the last know wartime photos of Erich Hartmann, taken at Chrudim, in Czechoslovakia, on 17 April 1945. ‘Bubi’ had just landed after claiming his 350th victory (a Yak-9), pin by Paolo Marzioli

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Photo: This Day in Aviation History February 24th, 1935 First flight of the Heinkel He 111. The Heinkel He 111 was a German aircraft designed by Siegfried and Walter Günter at Heinkel Flugzeugwerke in the early 1930s. It has sometimes been described as a "wolf in sheep's clothing" because it masqueraded as a cargo plane though its actual purpose was to provide the nascent Luftwaffe with a fast medium bomber. (Germany had been prohibited by the 1919 Treaty of Versailles from having an air…

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