Meet Oberleutnant Max (Maximilian Karl) Hesse.
Here he is, holding a dog, with Leutnant Rudolf Stanger. Hesse was not an ace but he had an illustrious war career, crash-landing in the enemy territory in 1914 and being the pilot of the first plane in history which corrected artillery fire through wireless messages (Jan. 12, 1915). Promoted to Hauptmann, he was…Continue
Simple flare guns, common to all the armies engaged in Second World War, seemed to be ripe for modification. In German, two flare pistols immerged as capable both flash and bite,…Continue