Description:Military airfield with several „Albatros C“ biplanes, which take off one after another. 1. Intertitle: Spotter planes. Image: An „LVG C II“ spotter plane; the pilot in the aircraft; the observer boards the plane; take-off; the observer on the flight through the clouds; the accompanying defence aircraft is also visible; the observer takes photographs (of a bombed enemy airfield); aerial view of the city of Laon; attack of an enemy aircraft and defence with machine gun fire; battleground with shell craters and ruins; the observer throws an aircraft bomb by hand at an enemy target; impacts. 2. Intertitle: A bomb attack. Image: Ground personnel with bomb in front of a fighter plane; the bombs are brought to the „Gotha G V“ aircraft; at another war plane (pusher propeller) the air screw is actuated; take-off of a fighter plane for a bomb attack; release of a bomb; explosion in factory facility; burning oil tank; 3. Intertitle: Hunter planes. Image: Footage of Lieutenant Max Immelman; footage of Captain Oswald Boelcke; Boelcke gets into his plane; Cavalry Captain Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen with Hans Klein and Bruno Loerzer among his comrades, incl. with aircraft maker Fokker (in civilian clothes); with his dog; with his father; Richthofen repairs to his triplane (Fokker Dr I); Richthofen puts on the special pilot's clothing to protect him against the cold of high altitudes: fur pants, leather jacket and helmet; the motor is oiled and then started; Richthofen with his squadron captains; Richthofen takes off; aircraft of an Englishman who has been shot down; Richthofen counts the hits on the motor of the enemy aircraft; Richthofen with the shot-down Englishman; Kaiser Wilhelm II decorates the wounded Richthofen at the front; Flight Lieutenant Hermann Göring with Lieutenant Wolf in the company of his Great War comrades; Göring and Bruno Loerzer, the commanders of the 1st and 2nd Fighter Squadrons; alarm at a military airfield; flak gun on a lorry goes into firing position; „Fokker D VII“ fighter planes take off; a captive balloon is shot down, the observer in it saves himself with a parachute; four fighter planes in flight; aerial combat between a German aircraft and an English one; the enemy fighter pilot jumps with a parachute; the enemy aircraft burns; landing of the victorious „Albatros C V“ aeroplane (with Hermann Göring).
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / Erster Weltkrieg / World War, 1914-1918 -- France / Air warfare / Soldiers / War damage, Industrial / World War, 1914-1918