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Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1 - Part 1

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Fokker D VII Aces of World War 1 - Part 1
by Osprey
Author: Norman Franks, Greg Van Wyngarden
Publish Year: 2003
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148913971
Mfg. part #: OSPACE053
Type: Softcover
Series: ACE53


Designed in a great rush at the end of 1917 just in time to take part in the German standard fighter competition held in January/February 1918, the D VII easily walked away with first prize. As Germanys premier fighter unit, von Richthofens JG I (led by Hermann Göring in the wake of the 'Red Baron's' recent death) received the first examples of the D VII to reach the frontline in late April. Built to oppose the new generation of French SPAD XIIIs and British SE 5as and Camel fighters, the D VII was arguably the best all-round fighting scout of the Great War.