Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Germany’s most highly decorated combat pilot, only Hans- Ulrich Rudel pulls his Junkers JuB Stuka out of a dive after. 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 The year-old Silesian pastor’s son, Ulrich Rudel began his pilot training for the German Luftwaffe in Rudel volunteered for the new.
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Especially the many times he got seriously wounded and refused to rest a bit befo My edition is ugly, pages offensively badly laid out and awfully translated. The book is actually permeated with hate against the Russians, fanaticism towards duty, false modesty, lack of objectivity and factual errors. Rudel, equipped this time with a new, 1,kg 2, lb armor piercing bomb, attacked the ship again.
He joined the Hitler Youth in I didn’t know who Rudel was. I once found this book on a shelf in a used book store and decided to buy it after reading “Iron Coffins”, another report of WWII on the German side which I found very interesting.
Jlrich brutality of his flights are detailed and the sheer magnitude of combat sorties is amazingly recounted. The Marat would never go to sea again.
Just one man’s story of war. Behind them Rudel saw a 1,foot pillar of smoke and fire billowing from the battleship. On the morning of November 19,answering a massive Soviet barrage north of the city, Rudel and his pilots overflew their Romanian allies fleeing a wave of Russian infantry. Rudel was in the air from 3 am to as late as 10 pm, supporting the advance of Army Group Center into Belorussia. Nov 12, Michal Rosa rated it did not like it.
In Argentina, he founded the ” Kameradenwerk ” lit. Rudel’s relationship with Adolph Hitler is warm, amiable. The story is marred only by the knowledge that, while he fought an honourable war, he remained loyal to Hitler and to the extremes of Nazi ideology not only in the immediate aftermath, which might have been und A most readable account of Hans Rudel’s war experiences as a Stuka pilot and a senior Luftwaffe officer.
Retrieved 17 December I’ve read several accounts from the German side of the war, Rudel’s at times can be disconcerting for the western reader – simply because despite being a masterful soldier of the skies, Rudel was also a thoroughly devoted Nazi officer who talks fondly of his several encounters with Hitler and his undying belief in the German cause. Retrieved 6 January The most decorated combat pilot of all time was not, as you might expect, a fighter pilot, though he did shoot down nine enemy aircraft.
My edition is ugly, pages offensively badly laid out and awfully translated. Shit, a few dozen missions after that, Rudel got his fucking leg blown off by anti-aircraft fire, but this unstoppable killing machine just got a prosthetic leg attached, kept flying combat missions, and used his one good leg to kick the shit out of another 13 enemy tanks.
Stuka Pilot by Hans-Ulrich Rudel
No other German soldier has ever received it. Gessler, Philipp 20 June Jul 14, Matteo Di giovanni rated it it was ok. Discussion ensued in Germany on Rudel being allowed to publish the book, because he was a known Nazi.
Sueddeutsche Zeitung in German. The young East Prussian, the 13th child in his family, was accustomed to having the odds against him. It was almost four full years and it’s all at the eastern fro This is a very good memoir of the leading German Stuka pilot and commander.
Deutschen Bundestag am 6. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. This was a man who clearly dedicated himself entirely to his work.
Not that this stopped Rudel from continuing to be completely balls-out or anything. The story is marred only by the knowledge that, while he fought an honourable war, he remained loyal to Hitler and to the extremes of Nazi ideology not only in the immediate aftermath, which might have been understandable, but till the end of his life decades later.
In his first day of battle, Rudel flew four missions. The first hand Interesting Perspective The book is very direct in regards to the accomplishments of the writer stuja his time in the Eastern front in WW2. Terrible weather shielded the enemy from aerial attack.
In Romewith the help of South Tyrolean smugglers, and aided by the Austrian bishop Alois Hudalhe bought himself a fake Red Cross passport with the cover name “Emilio Meier”, and took a flight from Rome to Buenos Aireswhere he arrived on 8 June