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I just managed to take the photo of my Luftschiffer out of the Kompakt (see a few posts above) --and there is a name on the back!     It reads... H. Tegtmeier Nordholz 

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One more , (i don't want to bore people ) Unknown armelzeichen ,might not be strictly WW1 possibly 1920's but certainly unusual. Seems to be copying a marine flieger erinnerungsabzeichen (retired pilot badge) but without crown.Certainly a ratings badge but not sure of its purpose,anyone got any clues ?? I have a period picture of the badge in wear but no clues there. Ferg.

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i present here a vary rare flight book of the LFA pilot Flugzeugobermatrose Bommer. It contains more then 130 flights during his pilot training at LFA Johannisthal and later his fighter training at Kampf-Einsitzer-Schule Langfuhr.

Hi flow different land planes including Fok. D.VII, Pfalz D.XII and other fighter airplanes.

It is the only flight book i know of an LFA pilot.

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The small group of Flugmechanikermaat August Holger from II. SFA.

He start his career on the army and changed to the navy 1917.

29.05.1917 Eisernes Kreuz 2.Kl
23.07.1917 Oldenburg: Friedrich August Kreuz 2.Kl.

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One of three log books of LtdRMI Karl Wippermann, the leader of Landflugstation SCHLÜTERHOF and later leader of Marine Festungsflugstation NORDHOLZ.

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I switch to the Marine-Luftschiff-Abteilung which was also formed 1913.


Here the small group of Steuermann Hermann Degel from Kommando Z XII.

He start his training back in Dec. 1914 at Schulkommando Johannistal. Later he belonged to the crew of Z XII.

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Another group of an crew member. Luftschiffmaat Johann Holz was member of several "Kommandos" like L 16, L 32 and L 40. But only with L 37 did he saw action. With this airship he participated on bombing raids wich are mentioned on his MP:

08.09.1917 Luftangriff auf Wolmar mit L 37
01.10.1917 Luftangriff auf Salismünde mit L 37
16.10.1917 Luftangriff auf Pernau mit L 37

here another interesting page from his Soldbuch

Signed by kptLt Sommerfeld commander of L 40

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Group of Feuerwerksleutnant.a.D. Karl Porske. From 04.07.1917 - 10.05.1919 at Führer der Marine-Luftschiffe (FdL).

Eisernes Kreuz 2.Kl.
Eisernes Kreuz 1.Kl.
Friedrich-August-Kreuz 2.Kl.
Friedrich-August-Kreuz 1.Kl.
Hanseatenkreuz Hamburg
Preußen - Dienstauszeichnung für 25 J
Erinnerungsabzeichen für Besatzungen von Marineluftschiffe
Türkei - Rettungsmedaille
Türkei - Saniya-Medaille

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