By Kenneth G. Munson
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Six days later, the same crew downed an enemy aircraft over 43 HERMANN GORI NG - FIGHTER ACE FFA 25 comrades Oberleutnant Hellmuth Volkmann (standing by propeller) and Leutnant Huog Weingarth (in the aeroplane) and their ground crew posed while Goring took this photo with his camera. Vienne,55 some thirty kilometres west of Verdun. In his nine years in Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 125,56 Keck had had much experience with the light rifle he would carry aboard his two-seater, thereby providing the marksmanship needed in aerial combat.
The BAM was not yet ready for deployment and, in mid-September, elements of the original multi-purpose unit, the BrieftaubenAbteilung Ostende (BAO), were transferred from Flanders to the German 3rd Army sector,21 to support German ground fighting in that area. While those events were occurring, Goring was assigned for two weeks to the regional aviation depot Armee-Flugpark 522 at the old fortress city of Montmedy, west of Stenay. He had no real duties at APr 5 and, hence, no opportunity to make qualifying flights for his pilot's badge.
The thirty-five-yearold Hauptmann 29 had commanded FFA 11 at the outbreak of the war30 and, beginning on 27 July 1915, he became Stabsoffizier der Flieger [staff officer for aviation] for a succession of individual army staffs. 3! After Goring's second flight with Wilberg, from Stenay to Metz on 24 September, Wilberg introduced him to a pilot of rising prominence, Oberleutnant Hans Berr. A former observer with FFA 60 who had become a pilot,32 Berr went on to command a fighter unit that Goring later joined.