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ENEMY ACE

 

"Our Army at War" #151 February 1965

153/155

DC "Enemy Ace"

{#57}  {#58}

Star Spangled War Stories "Enemy Ace"

138-149

Star Spangled War Stories "Enemy Ace"

181-183

Star Spangled War Stories "Enemy Ace"

200*

 

Limited printing and not in continuous number sequence

 

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1917/1918 Rittmeister Hans von Hammer

Ancestral Home near the Black Forest

Highly skilled marksman

Excellent swordsman

 

Between 53 and 70 kills

 

'Human Killing Machine'

'Hammer of Hell'

 

Blue Max after his 51st kill

 

Frequently Operates over Cambrai

 

Jagdstaffel 17

 

Introductory Issue states he has 50 kills in 1918

Issue #138 Score at 59 Kills

 

50th Victory French Nieuport

51st English F.E.2B wounded by the observer

52/53/54 French Spads at night

 

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ALLIED PILOTS OF NOTE

All except the "Harpy" KIA

 

#57

The Hunter (Canadian Ace) no goggles or helmet

Nieuport 17 (Vickers MG) bright red spinner

 

#58

"The One Eyed Cat" black patch over one eye

Sopwith Camel

 

#138 #145

The “Hangman” Count AndreDe Sevigne

Spad XIII solid black

Leads a Squadron of Nieuports painted coal black

 

#142

The "Harpy"

Nieuport

 

#147 {1 kill}

“St George”

Flies a modified Sopwith Camel F1, has twin Lewis Guns on the wing in addition to standard twin Vickers

Leads a squadron of Sopwith Camels

 

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AIR TO AIR VICTORIES BY ISSUE

SD = shot down, only clear victories not implied or shared listed

 

Issue #57 {5 kills}

French Spad SD

French Hanriot HD-1 SD

English Martinside G.102 Elephant (Bomber) SD Von Hammer Shoulder Wound

French Spad VII SD

English Nieuport SD Von Hammer also shotdown

 

Issue #58 {6 kills}

French Spad x3 SD

Italian Ansalldo Svas SD  Von Hammer ran out of fuel and crash landed

F.E.2B SD

French Sopwith  Camel SD Von Hammer Head Wound

 

PRINTING RESUMED WITH ISSUE #138

 

Issue  #138 {4 kills}

English Hanriot SD

English Martinsyde G.102 SD Wounded

Observation Balloons X2 SD

 

Issue 139/140/141 Missing

NA

 

Issue #142 {2 kills}

Spad XIII SD

Martinsyde SD

 

Issue #143 {1 kill}

French Nieuport SD

 

Issue 144 Missing

NA

 

Issue #145 {1 Kill}

D.H.4 SD

 

Issue #146 Missing

NA

 

Issue #147 {1 kill}

English Sopwith Camel SD

 

Issue #148 {6 kills}

Reported SD

 

Issue #149 {0 Kills}

Spared an English pilot who was out of ammo; later  Von Hammer was Shot Down

 

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"Enemy Ace" episodes in other Comics

 

Hell in the Heavens

>I. The Executioner S.E.5 No 24 Sqn x2 SD

>II. Midnite Spy Martinsydes SD

>III. Midnite and Murder Nieuport X 3 SD

I am My Own Executioner

>I. Stolen Face...Stolen Ace Nieuport SD F.B.5 SD

>II. Death of a Double Flies a Fokker DVII Sopwith Camel X2 SD

Enemy Ace

>Return from Hell English Bristol SD Observation Balloon SD Von Hammer Head Wound

Killers of the Sky

>III> A Coffin for Aces Lieutenant Savage 27th US Spad XIII