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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His tale is the oddest tale rudell survival under the oddest circumstances; running across countless miles of snow with groups of soviets eager for his bounty, etc. Some of this article’s listed ulricj may not be reliable. Retrieved 4 December 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 its wings attempting to stay with him.
Stuka Pilot by Hans-Ulrich Rudel. It gets a bit repetitive at times, but such was the nature of his existence. An excellent account of the war from one of the best pilots in history.
Retrieved 30 December Sep 22, Hugh Evans rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refused Hitler to his face many times to stop flying. Retrieved 21 December Rudel attended the meeting, at which he signed his book and gave a few autographs but refrained from making any political statements. A richly insightful account of a born aviator’s exploits on the Eastern front. He went on to serve in the campaign against Crete in May with a dive bomber unit, piloti in a non-combat role.
First book I’ve read in years. 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! Instead, he found himself This memoir is worth reading urlich 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.
The book is terribly written or perhaps translated, who the hell writes a memoir in present tense? New York University Press.
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Rudel was married three times. He was a truly remarkable pilot, and he was unbelievably lucky on high number of occasions. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Feb 10, Joe Krakovsky rated it it was amazing. After six years of combat flying, completing over two thousand five hundred missions, Rudel had been shot down more than d dozen times. The Wiesenthal File Revised ed.
Fearless, courageous Rudel accomplishes what seems to be beyond what is humanly possible. Certainly worth a read.
It was almost four full years and it’s all at the eastern front! Rudel’s relationship with Adolph Hitler is warm, amiable.
ulirch It seems some reviewers have rated this based on Rudel’s politics rather than the content. Hans Stukax Rudel remained a convinced Nazi through the end of the war and this is his account of the war. Trivia About Stuka Pilot. Return to Book Page. Rudel was appointed Gruppenkommandeur of III. Going up against odds of up to 20 to 1, he would attack Soviet tank columns with the sky ‘infested’ with enemy aircraft and return to base unscathed.
Stuka Pilot by Hans-Ulrich Rudel
Rudel’s political demeanor subsequently alienated him from his former comrades, foremost Gadermann. You are amazed as he casually describes being repeatedly brou A richly insightful account of a born aviator’s exploits on the Eastern front.
While Rudel had been interned, his family fled from the advancing Red Army and had found refuge with Gadermann’s parents in Wuppertal. Nov 17, Curtiss added it Shelves: He was also active as a military adviser and arms dealer for the Bolivian regime, Augusto Pinochet in Chile and Stroessner in Paraguay. He claimed 26 more tanks destroyed by the rufel of the war. The footage from an onboard gun camera was used in Die Deutsche Wochenschaua Reich Ministry of Propaganda newsreel. After the blitzkrieg of France and the low-countries followed by the Luftwaffe’s failure to overcome the RAF in the Battle of Britain, Rudel served the hahs of the war on the Russian Front.
In fact the book is understated throughout; perhaps a dramatisation would be incredible. Inhe became a spokesman for the German People’s Uniona neo-Nazi political party founded by the extremist politician Gerhard Frey. Find out more on Has Sister projects.
Rudel was born on 2 Julyin Konradswaldauin Prussia. Sassen convinced Adolf Eichmann to share his view on the Holocaust. Over and over again. He also shot down nine aircraft. Retrieved 17 August He was shot down or forced to land 30 times due to anti-aircraft artillery, was wounded five times and rescued six wtukas aircrew from enemy-held territory.