Erwin Böhme (29 July 1879 – 29 November 1917), Pour le Mérite, was a German pilot during World War I. He became a flying ace during the war, credited with 24 victories. He was both a close friend and a military subordinate of Oswald Boelcke and was inadvertently responsible for Boelcke's death. Böhme was also both a contemporary of and eventually subordinate to the Red Baron. On 24 Nov 1917, he was awarded the Pour le Mérite, his nation's highest decoration for bravery.
With the photography project Salty Wings, Michael Goetze and Jampal Williamson focus on this remote Western Australian region's spectacular beauty—with aerial and drone photography that capture its beaches, bays and islands.
Leutnant Kurt Wüsthoff (27 January 1897 - 23 July 1926) was a German fighter pilot credited with 27 victories during World War I. He was the second youngest winner of Germany's highest decoration for valor, the Pour le Merite or Blue Max. Wüsthoff was seriously wounded in both legs, taken prisoner, and treated in various French hospitals. He complained bitterly about the adequacy of his treatment.