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By Peter Cooksley, Richard Hudson, Glen Phillips, Don Greer

Althought Geoffrey De Havillands DH.2 used to be get pleasure from a few huge luck opposed to the Fokker monoplane it used to be now not built particularly as a counter weapon to the Eindecker, in truth the 1st DH.2 prototype flew within the early summer season of 1915 simply because the first Fokkers have been attaining front. The DH.2 has a safe a spot within the annals of air warfare...

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