Unnamed German Patrol Leader

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Apparently this aviator in "Ad Astra," whom the narrator refers to as the "Hun patrol leader," was the pilot who shot down Sartoris' brother's plane (414). He may in turn have been shot down by Sartoris; Hume says that Sartoris "must have got him" during the week he spends in the sky seeking to avenge his brother, but as the narrator says, "we didn't know" if the enemy pilot Sartoris shot down was the one he was after (414). (During the First World War, "Hun" was a derogatory term for the German enemy.)