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World War I German Aviators: The Sanke Cards


by Charles Woolley

Anton Fokker with his new monoplane. Sanke card 329 of the Fokker Eindecker (E.I?). Although the rotary engine is clearly visible, the machine guns(? one?) are not. Fokker introduced the synchronized machine gun with the Eindecker.
Text:
Fokker mit seinem neuen Eindecker (Fokker with his new monoplane)
Postkartenvertrieb W. Sanke (W. Sanke Postcard sales)
Berlin N. 37
Nachdruck wird gerichtlich verfolgt (Reproduction will be prosecuted)
Reverse:
Message dated August 22 (?), 1916, field postmarked August 27, 1916

Anton Fokker with his new monoplane. Sanke card 329 of the Fokker Eindecker (E.I?). Although the rotary engine is clearly visible, the machine guns(? one?) are not. Fokker introduced the synchronized machine gun with the Eindecker.
Text:
Fokker mit seinem neuen Eindecker (Fokker with his new monoplane)
Postkartenvertrieb W. Sanke (W. Sanke Postcard sales)
Berlin N. 37
Nachdruck wird gerichtlich verfolgt (Reproduction will be prosecuted)

Monograph on the justly famous German aviator Sanke cards, with full page reproduction, larger than the originals. For each pilot, includes name and rank, place and date of birth, date of death, number of victories, medals earned (Pour le Mérite for example), jasta or squadron, and Sanke card number(s).

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2003

Copyright: 2003 by Charles Woolley