FRITZ JACOBSEN - COMMEMORATIVE ENVELOPE SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: WILHELM "WILLI" STOR, HERMANN HEISSE, ALFRED FLEISCHER, ULRICH GRAF VON BAUDISIN - HFSID 74859
GERMAN PILOTS: WORLD WAR I and WORLD WAR II These accomplished German pilots sign this British commemorative envelope Commemorative Envelope Signed: “Fritz Jacobsen”,
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GERMAN PILOTS: WORLD WAR I and WORLD WAR II These accomplished German pilots sign this British commemorative envelope Commemorative Envelope Signed: “Fritz Jacobsen”, “Willi Stor”, “Hermann Heise”, “Alfred Fleisher”, and “Ulrich Graf Von Ulrich Graf Von Baudisin” 6½x4¼. Royal Air Force commemorative envelope honoring the Presentation of the Standard to No. 46 Squadron, October 13, 1969. Royal Air Force Abingdon, postmarked Abingdon, Berks. One green British stamp affixed, color illustration of a Nieuport 12.C-2 cacheted on left side. FRITZ JACOBSEN (1894-1991) was a World War I flying ace. He was credited with eight victories, also claiming two that were unconfirmed. WILHELM "WILLI" STOR (1893-1977) was a World War I fighter ace who is credited with five aerial victories. After serving in a Hussar Regiment of the Imperial German Army in World War I he transferred to the Luftstreitkrafte (Imperial German Flying Corps), eventually becoming a fighter pilot with Jasta 68. For his exemplary service, he was awarded the Iron Cross. HERMANN HEISE was first a WWI pilot, and then a senior German officer during WWII. He served in the WWII-era Luftwaffe as an Airport Area Commander from February 20, 1943 to February 14, 1944. Subsequently, Heise commanded the Fliegerhorst-Kommandantur A (o) 29 / VII from 15 September 15, 1944 to October 15, 1944. ALFRED FLEISHER (1895-1978) was a German World War I flying ace who ultimately confirmed six aerial victories. Before 1916, when he transferred to aviation to begin training to serve as a fighter pilot, Fleisher served as a grenadier. Throughout World War II, he commanded air bases in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Russia. Interestingly, Fleisher ended up becoming friends with an American pilot he shot down. ULRICH GRAF VON ULRICH GRAF VON BAUDISIN flew for the air arm of the German Army. Identities and accomplishments of signers neatly stamped in German on verso. Lightly toned. Corners and edges gently worn. Otherwise, fine condition.
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