By Deke Wagner
A story OF AERIAL event set in France in the course of international battle I. Willi Wissemann, an impetuous Bavarian officer, joins the German Air provider in 1916 to flee the drudgery and hardships of trench conflict. he's despatched to front after a quick stint in flying college and starts his profession as a recon-bomber pilot, excelling on the doubtless menial projects of aerial bombardment and photographic reconnaissance.
But Wissemann quickly realizes that flying single-seat scuffling with scouts is his actual future. whilst the German excessive Command reorganizes the Air provider into really good “hunting-squadrons” and re-equips them with their most up-to-date scout, the Albatros D.III—the air struggle takes on a fiercer and extra lethal direction. ultimately, after many months of pestering the military excessive Command, Willi Wissemann will get his likelihood to take command of a Jasta—a fighter squadron.
Once he arrives on the airfield within the Champagne area, he realizes he has his paintings lower out for him. He needs to reorganize an insubordinate bunch of misfits, misanthropes, castoffs and drunks, right into a genuine fighting-squadron. Then in the course of the top of the French spring offensive of 1917, Wissemann is requested to fly a different challenge to Paris, transporting a mystery provider agent. What occurs subsequent will have a profound influence on his existence, his occupation, and his outlook at the warfare, altering him perpetually, scarring his soul for eternity.
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The Eagle and the Albatros: A Novel of the Imperial German Air Service (The Eagle Trillogy Book 1) by Deke Wagner