Re: Balloon Busters

Bill Ciciora (
Fri, 08 Dec 95 09:49:53 EST

On Thu, 7 Dec 1995 21:34:08 Rick wrote:

> We all now that Frank Luke was the top U.S. balloon buster and that
>Fritz Roth was his German counter part. What about France, England,
>Belgium, Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Russia. Who were the top balloon
>busters of these other nations, their squadrons and what they flew?(
>don't ask me because I don't know!) Is there anyone game for this

I believe Anthony Beauchamp-Proctor was the top RFC/RNAS/RAF balloon
buster. I'll get his squadron and aircraft info when I get home.