12 Amazing Photos Depicting Gallant German WWI Pilot

Posted on Mar 31, 2016

WWI might have been the last era of chivalry when enemies would be treated with respect. Feats like that have earned Captain Oswald Boelcke of the German air force the nickname ”Gentleman of the skies”.

1. In September 1916, Captain Robert Wilson Was Taken Down by Boelcke

In September 1916, Captain Robert Wilson Was Taken Down by Boelcke
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2. Boelke Followed Wilson, Who Escaped His Blazing Fighter Plane

Boelke Followed Wilson, Who Escaped His Blazing Fighter Plane
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3. Boelke Shook the Man's Hand, Offered Him a Course of His Airfield and Coffee

Boelke Shook the Man's Hand, Offered Him a Course of His Airfield and Coffee
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4. The Two Coffee Friends Were Both Air Force Captains of Their Respective Nations

The Two Coffee Friends Were Both Air Force Captains of Their Respective Nations
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