A pistol fight between a British Bristol Biplane and a German Taube Monoplane

Sergeant Werner, the first German to fly over Paris, had located the allied forces, and he had turned his monoplane to go back when he saw a thousand feet or so above a Bristol biplane pursuing. The British aeroplane flew down until it was 500 feet above the German. A pistol fight ensued. A French Bleriot then joined in the attack. Presently German troops appeared below and fired at the Bleriot and the Bristol, whereupon they flew away.

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Source publication: The Sun - New York, NY

Source publication date: 4 October 1914

Filed under: 1910s, Photos & photography, War

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