Fokker Dr.I – Mark C. Wilkins

Review by Adrian Roberts. The Fokker Dr.I is probably the best known aeroplane of W.W.I due to its association with Manfred von Richthofen and to its distinctive appearance. It was built in relatively small numbers, and only served at the Western Front for three or four months, but it was the best German fighter around... Continue Reading →

Fire-Step to Fokker Fodder – Andrew White

Review by Adrian Roberts. Second Lieutenant William John ‘Jack’ Lidsey and his pilot, Flight Sergeant Sidney Quicke, were the 29th victims of Manfred von Richthofen, on 22 March 1917. Author Andrew White, an established historian and ex-RAF officer, went to the same school as Lidsey, Magdalen College School, Brackley, Oxfordshire, and noticed Jack’s memorial cross... Continue Reading →

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