Major Erich Leie was credited with 118 victories in over 500 missions. He recorded 76 victories over the Eastern front, including 32 Sturmovik ground attack aircraft. Of his 42 confirmed victories recorded over the Western front, 30 were Spitfire fighters and one was a four-engine bomber.
German soldiers helping a wounded British prisoner. WW1 was the last conflict where sanitary ceasefires were respected. Stretcher bearers from all sides were able to work together in the no man’s land.