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Anton Fokker

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.
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Fokker mit seinem neuen Eindecker (Fokker with his new monoplane)
Postkartenvertrieb W. Sanke (W. Sanke Postcard sales)
Berlin N. 37
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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)

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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)

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A Dutchman, Anton Fokker designed many of Germany's most successful and famous aircraft of World War One. His Fokker Eindecker (monoplane) E.I introduced the synchronized machine gun, firing through the propeller's rotation at the pilot's eye level.

Fokker's DVII was a Doppeldecker or biplane, and was one of the most successful fighter planes of the war..

The Dr.I (Dreidecker or triplane) was the final and famous red machine of Baron Manfred von Richtofen.

Netherlands

Roles held by Anton Fokker

Role Start Date End Date
Designer - Aircraft