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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An excellent account of the war from one of the best pkloto in history. Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front. The style is part of the rudl as well, as the author subjects you to his philosophies of life, German sensibilities, and opinions about various people, including Hitler and Goering.
Rudel attended the humanities oriented Gymnasiumin Lauban. It wasn’t until the Russian Campaign that Rudel came into his own as a pilot and established an outstanding combat record. Rudel has to be one of the toughest pilots ever. He was a truly remarkable pilot, and he was unbelievably lucky on high number of occasions.
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The Rudel Scandal subsequently triggered a military-tradition discussion, which the Federal Minister of Defense Hans Apel ended with the introduction of “Guidelines for Understanding and Cultivating Tradition” on 20 September He fought hard, was fearless and very brave.
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 Allied aircraft. This stark rawness, which is perfectly congruent with the brutality of the Eastern Rusel, gives Rudel’s book authenticity. Dodging bullets like Neo.
He also became involved in politics and business.
But with the sheer persistence and almost admirable stubbornness, he managed not only to learn the ropes of dive bombing but soon became the most successful of them all. Well this book puts paid to that idea.
Jan 07, Phil rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the book, he supported Nazi policies. Hans Ulrich Rudel remained a convinced Nazi through the end of the war and this is his account of the war. German Nationalism Since The book is actually permeated with hate against the Russians, I didn’t know who Rudel was. Rudel also claimed to have destroyed more than vehicles of all types, over artillery, anti-tank or anti-aircraft positions, 4 armored ulricj, as well as numerous bridges and supply lines.
The footage from an onboard gun camera was used in Die Deutsche Wochenschaua Reich Ministry of Propaganda newsreel.
Sassen convinced Adolf Eichmann to share his view on the Holocaust. The men attempted rudsl swim across the Dniester River and Rudel’s gunner drowned in the attempt. It was almost four full years and it’s all at the eastern front! Far-right publishers Far-right periodicals. He was also active as a military adviser and arms dealer for the Bolivian regime, Augusto Pinochet in Chile and Stroessner in Paraguay.
Jun 01, Marijan rated it it was ok. There is little of his personal life here. Apparently not only the Russians, but even Goering looks down upon the ungainly Stuka with contempt.
The first hand Interesting Perspective The book is very direct in regards to the accomplishments of the writer during his time in the Eastern front in WW2. A richly insightful account of a born aviator’s exploits on the Eastern front. Aleksander Laak Karl Linnas. Feb 10, Joe Krakovsky rated it it was amazing. His dealings with the Luftwaffe and even the Nazi leadership demonstrate a soldier whose only concern is to fight, not who’s in charge.
Hans Ulrich Rudel
Retrieved 17 August An amazing story of a dive bomber pilot in the German military. He single handedly plugged gaps in the Eastern Front for two years, no exaggeration.
In his political speeches, Rudel made generalizing statements, claiming that he was speaking on behalf of most, if not all, former German soldiers of World War II. He killed a shit ton of Ivans his term. As a cadet, he was a slow student who was dreaming of becoming a fighter pilot.
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. This is a very good memoir of the leading German Stuka pilot and commander. 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 remainder of the war on the Russian Front.