Re: SE5a in AWM

C.P. Hart (
Tue, 24 Oct 1995 22:26:45 +0000


Thanks for filling in details on the identity of the AWM aircraft.
I'm a little embarrassed that I didn't keep track of at least a few of
these items while I was there, too overwhelmed with seeing them I suppose.

> Further to my earlier post: this aircraft [C9539] appears
>on p. 41 of Schaedel's book.
> Caption reads: "SE5a, serial C9539, of 'C' Flight leader Capt. H. G.
>Forrest comes to grief on Savy aerodrome in France in March 1918. Forrest
>was very successful against the enemy in this machine during the opening
>days of the German offensive at this time."

> BTW, I've just been looking at the AWM pics: superb!
> ....I suppose you all want the ~36 close-ups I took of the Pfalz....
>and ~24 I took of the Albatros?
Were any of these of the interiors ??