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Paul Baumer - The Iron Eagle by rOEN911 Paul Baumer - The Iron Eagle by rOEN911
Another Old WIP image that i decide that its nothing more to do with that !

Bäumer learned to fly before the war but joined the infantry and was wounded in the leg in 1915. He transferred to the air service as a dental assistant before being accepted for military pilot training. In 1917, he gained experience on two-seaters with FA7 before acceptance as a noncommissioned fighter pilot.
Bäumer joined Jagdstaffel 5 in June 1917, scoring three victories in July before going to the elite Jasta Boelcke.
Bäumer claimed heavily, reaching 18 victories by year end. He was commissioned in April 1918. On 29 May Bäumer was injured in a crash, breaking his jaw, and he returned to the Jasta in September. With the arrival of the Fokker D.VII he claimed even more success, including 16 in September. Nicknamed 'The Iron Eagle' and with a personal emblem of an Edelweiss on his aircraft. He was one of the few pilots in World War I whose lives were saved by parachute deployment, when he was shot down in flames in September. He received the Pour le Mérite shortly before the Armistice and was finally credited with 43 victories, ranking ninth among German aces.
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Farkker13 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013
amateur history buff (especially military and Canadiana) I definitely find your work extremely interesting, and amazingly well done.
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Nicholas2004 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013
Nice work! You did catch my attention with the pilot's name. I was a huge fan of the movie from 1930, "All Quiet on the Western Front".
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cheers
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eager123 Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
great work, nice one!
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks
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joshuatree1967 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
Great picture.
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks
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joshuatree1967 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
It is a pleasure :-)
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AWB2012 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
PAUL "AJAX" BAUMER. ONE OF MY FAVORITE AVAITION PICTURES!! AWESOME!!!
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itifonhom Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing as always my friend, superb processing!!
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Se efxaristw :)

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Nahojishere Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am just speechless, awesome!
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you like it :D
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onemeanmotherfokker Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My old joke about Paul was that he could knock out your teeth TWO ways. In the air and in the chair. Heh heh heh.

nice work!
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you
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zulumike Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really nice work Antonis. Your WW I artwork has alway been favorites of mine.
ROF models?
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cheers mike,Yeap ROF models as always :)
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AnAspieInPoland Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
43? I am surprised he was not mentioned in Dynamix's 'Red Baron'.
btw, I saw on Youtube that you play 'Rise of Flight'. Tell me if can - how to shoot down a plane in just one pass?
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol he was :)

Well his plane was visible many times in the dogfights ,Yes i am playing ROF i am also in the Beta team,You can shot down a plane in one pass by killing the pilot or hit the fuel tank
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lycan-rising Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
very cool
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quasihedron Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The early airplanes were made of wood and canvas. Your texturing has captured this marvelously. :D :wow::iconwowplz::iconsaywow1plz:
I love the grunge and dirt on the textures. You have a real talent for that! Bravo! :clap:
Well done! :D
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks mate :)
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quasihedron Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are most welcome! :D
Keep up the fantastic work! :party::dance::boogie::airborne:
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Peterkat Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
NIce!
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hombre-cz Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
coool, vey nice art
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cheers
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LittleFoxStudio Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Darn, another picture of yours I have to fave. So not fair. ;)
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rOEN911 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
glad you like it :)
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hombre-cz Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
coool, vey nice art
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