On this date in 1917

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On this date in 1917

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Post by Biglever » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:08 am

German Ace Rudoff Von Eshwege , is killed when he attacked a Booby trapped observation Balloon filled with explosives, over Macedonia.
And that's the way it was on November 21, 1917



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Post by Sig » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:53 am

Decisions have consequences. ;)

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Nickname(s) : "Rudi", "The Eagle of the Aegean Sea", "The Richthofen of the Balkans"
Born: 25 February 1895 Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany
Died: 21 November 1917 (aged 22) Orljak, Macedonia
Allegiance: Germany
Service/branch: Cavalry; aviation
Rank: lieutenant
Unit : 3rd Mounted Jaeger Regiment, FA 36, FA 66, FA 30
Awards: Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross


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