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Signed Sanke Card Nr 416 - Leutnant Albert Dossenbach

Signed Sanke Card Nr 416 - Leutnant Albert Dossenbach

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Embark on History: Step into the courageous world of early aviation with Sanke card Nr 416, featuring Leutnant Albert Dossenbach (1891-1917), a distinguished Pour le Mérite winner and accomplished pilot with fifteen victories. This rare collector's item offers a glimpse into the life and legacy of a true aviation hero.

Pour le Mérite Achievement: Albert Dossenbach's historic journey began as a pilot in a two-seater, where he achieved a remarkable feat - winning the coveted Pour le Mérite, the Blue Max, on 11 November 1916. Notably, he was one of the rare pilots to attain this honor while flying a two-seater, a testament to his skill and bravery.

Decorations and Achievements: Adorned in the photograph with the distinguished Pour le Mérite at his throat, Dossenbach proudly displays the ribbon for the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class, a small ribbon bar, the 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class, Prussian Pilot badge, and what appears to be the Mecklenburg-Schwerin Military Cross 1st Class. His uniform tells the tale of a decorated and accomplished aviator.

Service and Leadership: Dossenbach's commitment extended beyond individual achievements. Serving in Jasta 2, 10, and eventually becoming the commanding officer of Jasta 36, he left an indelible mark on the squadrons he led.

Enduring Signature: Preserved in black ink, Dossenbach's signature graces the card, a personal touch that echoes through the decades. This Sanke card, never mailed and in mint condition, serves as a pristine artifact bearing witness to the heroics of a bygone era.

Own a Piece of Aviation History: Capture the essence of early aviation with this rare Sanke card, a tribute to Leutnant Albert Dossenbach's bravery and achievements. Dive into history, and add this remarkable piece to your collection, celebrating the legacy of a Pour le Mérite recipient and dedicated pilot.

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