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Fokker Eindekker I

A German Fokker Eindecker flying over the front in the Meuse/Verdun sector.
Text:
No. 104. Westlichen Kriegschauplatz: Schwere Niederlage der Franzosen auf den Maashöhen bei Combres.
Western theater of war: Heavy French defeat on the heights of the Meuse at Combres.
Towns include: Les Éparges, St. Remy, and Combres.
Reverse:
Kriegshilfe München N.-W. 11.
Zum Gloria-Viktoria Album
Sammel. u. Nachschlagewerk des Völkerkrieges

War Fund Munich 11, N. W. 11
For Gloria Viktoria Album
Collection. and reference work of international war

A German Fokker Eindecker flying over the front in the Meuse/Verdun sector.

Image text

No. 104. Westlichen Kriegschauplatz: Schwere Niederlage der Franzosen auif den Maashöhen bei Combres.



Western theater of war: Heavy French defeat on the heights of the Meuse at Combres.

Serie 63/4



Towns include: Les Éparges, St. Remy, and Combres.



Reverse:

Kriegshilfe München N.-W. 11.

Zum Gloria-Viktoria Album

Sammel. u. Nachschlagewerk des Völkerkrieges



War Fund Munich 11, N. W. 11

For Gloria Viktoria Album

Collection. and reference work of international war

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Based on his M.5 monoplane, Fokker introduced his synchronized machine gun machine gun that fired through the path of the rotating propeller with the E.I Eindecker (monoplane) in 1915. From April to December the Allies had no adequate response to the plane.

The plane was the weapon of choice of the early German aces Max Immelmann, Oswald Bölcke, and Wilhelm Frankl.

Approximately 300 Eindekker aircraft were produced in three versions. The E.II was a slightly larger plane powered by a 100-hp Oberursel U.I engine. The E.III carried more fuel, allowing it to fly for up to 150 minutes rather than 90. The Fokker Eindekker retained air superiority into early 1916.

Maximum speed: 134km/h/83mph; ceiling: 3,500m/11,500ft; endurance 2hr 45mins

Length: 7.3m/23ft 11in. Wingspan: 9.52m/31ft 3in.

Armament: one fixed forward firing 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine gun

Fokker E.I is an aircraft: single-seat scout plane.