Hans Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War 2. The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war, Rudel was one of only Piloto de stukas by Rudel, Hans-Ulrich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 23 of 23 Piloto de Stukas (Paperback or Softback) by Rudel, Hans-Ulrich and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available.
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This memoir is worth reading simply because Habs Ulrich Rudel – its author – was the most successful dive bomber pilot of WW2 and therefore, he definitely had quite a few stories to tell.
Lists with This Book. Shot down countless times by flak and never by another aircraft, he survived incredible odds to end the war the most decorated serviceman in Germany. Jun 06, Marius van Blerck rated it really liked it. Fearing that Rudel would spread Nazi propaganda on the German Air Force airbase in Bremgarten near FreiburgSchmidt ordered that the meeting could not be held at the airbase. List of most-wanted Nazi war criminals.
Wer sind ihre Akteure, wer ihre Rezipienten? Another interesting observation was the fact that mastering the Stuka, and beating back the Russian war machine was clearly his life’s work. L—Z ] in German. Knight’s Cross and Oak Leaves Recipients — While Rudel had been interned, his family fled from the advancing Red Army and had found refuge with Gadermann’s parents in Wuppertal. Refused Hitler to his face many times to stop flying.
Retrieved 30 December Der Spiegel in German. You are amazed as he casually describes being repeatedly brought down in flames, only to return to his squadron and be back in the air within the hour As a cadet, he was a slow student who was dreaming of becoming a fighter pilot.
He was the leading German Stuka pilot and commander, with one battleship, one cruiser, two destroyers, scores of crafts, tanks, hundreds of artillery and vehicles, and various bridges and trains destroyed. The brutality of his flights are detailed and the sheer magnitude of combat sorties is amazingly recounted.
Nov 17, Curtiss added it Shelves: During a routine press event, journalists, who had been briefed by Schmidt, questioned Krupinski and his deputy Karl Heinz Franke about Rudel’s presence.
Hans Ulrich Rudel
The Luftwaffe had to invent new variations of its highest decorations to commerate his acheivements, the last award being presented by Der Fuhrer himself in his bunker the day before Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide, making Rudel perhaps the last ordinary soldier to see Der Fuhrer. Open Preview See a Problem? He killed a shit ton of Ivans his term.
An amazing story of a dive bomber pilot in the German military. Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War II. Apart from some grumblings about operational decisions, he appears to have firmly believed in his fuhrer’s abilities, or if there was any real doubt in his mind – he does not express it here.
He flew 2, ground-attack missions exclusively on the Eastern Ulrlchusually flying the Junkers Ju 87 “Stuka” dive bomber. What is even harder to credit is that he flew almost exclusively in the infamous Ju 87 Stuka, an aircraft that conventional wisdom says was outclassed and outfought by Urich aircraft.
On 8 FebruaryRudel was badly wounded in the right foot, and crash landed inside German lines. It’s full of typos and factual errors. At their first meeting, Goering is practicing archery, clad in an outlandish, medieval hunting costume.
You are amazed as he casually describes being repeatedly brou A richly insightful account of a born aviator’s exploits on the Eastern front. A must-read for those interested in history.
Rudel flew 2, combat missions claiming a total of 2,00 Stuka dive-bomber hsns during World War II. Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front.
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They divorced in There he was welcomed by team manager Sepp Herberger. The footage from an onboard gun camera was used in Die Deutsche Wochenschaua Reich Ministry of Piloo newsreel.
Goering offers Rudel a fighter command, apparently thinking that his most decorated aviator should be more appropriately piloting sleek Messerschmidt jet fighters, not hammering tanks in the sinister Stuka. He single handedly plugged gaps in the Eastern Front for two years, no exaggeration.
David Irving, Holocaust denial, and his connections to right wing extremists and neo-national socialism neo-nazism in Germany”. Dec 02, Michael Flanagan rated it really liked it Shelves: Interesting to hear from the other side USSR beat the Germans – we played an important role, but they did the bulk of the dirty work – no offense to our team. A fascinating glimpse into the life of a true soldier and warrior. Paperback, paper was orange from old age.
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Chronology of the War at Sea — Jan 07, Phil rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rudel attended the meeting, at which he signed his book and gave hhans few autographs but refrained from making any political statements. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Well this book puts paid to that idea. Dtukas Dornhausen was situated in the middle of a flightpath regularly flown by military aircraft, Bundeswehr officers denied deliberately flying aircraft over the funeral. His dealings with the Luftwaffe and even the Nazi leadership demonstrate a soldier whose only concern is to fight, not who’s in charge.