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He flew over missions, sometimes as many as six in a day, and was credited with destroying over soviet tanks, hundreds of artillery pieces and transport vehic Another of Ballantine Books’ personal history war stories featuring the story of the Luftwaffe’s most decorated airman, Rhdel Ulrich Rudel.

He also managed to shoot down nine enemy planes while flying his dive-bombing missions, once by such making such extreme maneuvers that his opponent’s plane shed srukas wings attempting to stay with him. Besides various missions and front movements, which are all described in great detail and are an invaluable research source ulrihc any history buff, I particularly enjoyed reading about little bits of regular air base life and different anecdotes involving Rudel and his comrades.

Rudel flew 2, combat missions claiming a total of 2, targets destroyed, including vehicles, tanks, artillery pieces, a destroyer, two cruisers, one battleship, 70 landing craft, 4 armored trains, several bridges and nine aircraft which he shot down.

He was also active as a military adviser and arms dealer for the Bolivian regime, Augusto Pinochet in Chile and Stroessner in Paraguay. Apparently not only the Russians, but even Goering looks down upon the ungainly Stuka with contempt. List of most-wanted Nazi war criminals.

Hans-Ulrich Rudel

September ” in German. This guy explains more truth about the war than the history channel. There is little of his personal life here. He was not only extremely lucky but incredibly skilled.

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Hans Ulrich Rudel served the Nazi cause throughout the Second World War, and ulrcih the defeat of the Third Reich, remained a staunch Nazi adherent for the rest of his life.

Hans Ulrich Rudel

Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk in German. Knight’s Cross and Oak Leaves Recipients — It was almost four full years and it’s rudl at the eastern front!

On their second encounter, he wares a red Grecian toga with a bright golden clasp. Rudel was released in April and went into rufel business.

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Certainly worth a read. Rudel flew most of his missions in the ugly, but effective, Stuka dive-bomber, but later after the Soviet airforce had developed more sophisticated fighters, his unit switched to a ground-attack version of the Focke-Wulf FW The Wiesenthal File Revised ed. Instead, he found himself This memoir is worth reading simply because Hans Ulrich Rudel – its author – was the most successful dive bomber pilot of WW2 and therefore, he definitely had quite a few stories to tell.

Published by Ballantine Books first published Hans Ulrich Rudel remained a convinced Nazi through the end of the war and this is his account of the war.

It was a struggle to the death with, as Rudel refers to, the “Asiatic hordes”. As an air observer, Rudel flew on long-range reconnaissance missions over Poland.

While it easy to follow the records of t Its hard not to like this tale, even if you know the autobiography is of a devout Nazi!

He flew over missions, sometimes as many as six in a day, and was credited with destroying over soviet tanks, hundreds of artillery pieces and transport vehicles, a destroyer, a cruiser, and even the WWI-vintage battleship Marat by dropping an armor-piercing bomb down its smokestack.

A most readable account of Hans Rudel’s war experiences as a Stuka pilot and a senior Luftwaffe officer. Chronology of the War at Sea — It sometime reads like a recruiting novel and there is only a paragraph related to the atrocities committed in the concentration camps and it is dismissed with weak responses. Aleksander Laak Karl Linnas. He claimed 26 more tanks destroyed by the end of the war. After finishing the book I looked for some informations about the author and learned that, after WWII, he became a member of an extreme-right wing party in Western Germany and this made me think: His descriptions of the last months of the German nation are not often written about.


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How Hitler’s Henchmen Fled Justice. The brutality of his flights are detailed and the sheer magnitude of combat sorties is amazingly recounted. Sassen convinced Adolf Eichmann to share his view on the Holocaust.

Retrieved 30 December His own part in the war was not insignificant as his story includes dozens of rescues of other downed airman, many planes shot out from under him, an escape on foot from over 50 miles behind enemy lines, and the destruction of a battleship and as many as tanks. Rudel’s relationship with Adolph Hitler is warm, amiable. He finishes the war flying with one leg in a cast, the other leg freshly amputated.

At the time of writing, bringing that kind of stuff up may not have been the best idea, so that maybe explains it. I enjoy reading about WWII and there are few that seem available in English that area such telling and potent views from the other side. His aspect from altitude and heroic attitude makes for a fascinating read. Spectacular German Memoir I have been very impressed by this memoir. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: In an unconventional twist, Rudel’s Mother and Father write a short introduction.