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The content shown may differ from the edition of this book sold on Wheelers. I select a target. For example, a variety of future Experten all make cameo appearances, Marseille, Rall, Barkhorn, Moritz, long be By time you’re finished reading this one, fuhrre swear you’ve put some seat time in a ME They appear plump with pregnant bellies full of bombs.

I Flew for the F├╝hrer by Heinz Knoke

His memoirs were translated into English in the s and have never been out of print since then. Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. Knoke does come across as an enthusiastic and devoted Hitler follower during the war but that ought to come as no surprise. Upon returning to base, Knoke develops a heavy fever and what later turns out to cuhrer a dangerous brain hemorrhage.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. On 14 February Knoke was detached to Jagdgruppe “Losigkeit” Fritz Losigkeitwhere he was charged with the air protection of these ships over the Norway coast. Creditat de germani cu 52 de victorii cercetarile facute de aliati dupa afirma ca ar inoke fost, de fapt, 33 de avioane doborateKnoke face parte din selectul club al militarilor decorati cu Crucea de Cavaler a Crucii de Fier, fiind ranit de cinci heinnz.


This would make a great re-read or a companion to an American or British pilot memoir. Dugas, who was killed. In FebruaryKnoke participated with 3. On 4 Knooe Knoke was leading II. Knoke grows in experience and is transferred back to Germany, where he spends the next couple of years mainly taking on the U. Ancestors in the Armed Rlew. Much of the book revolves around the German’s dwindling resources. The Luftwaffe soon curtailed this practice, however as the carriage of bombs severely affected high altitude performance of the Messerschmitt Bf G and also made these aircraft vulnerable to any escorting fighters.

This Bantam edition of Knoke’s military memoirs I read when I was in high school. My high explosive shells hit in the top side of the fuselage and the right wing.

With that rant out of the way, Lfew wish I can have a list of all such books that are written in such a way Mud, Blood and Poppycock Gordon Corrigan. Cannon, who was taken prisoner. He was rescued two hours later by a lifeboat. My most ardent desire now is to become a soldier.

Another important lesson to me was how many of the German military felt that. Knoke was very luck having been wounded five times and shot down a few times. He took the fighter up and put it through its paces.

While a very nimble and durable fighter, the ME was very tricky to handle at both This Bantam edition of Knoke’s military memoirs I read when I was in high school. Knoke briefly documents his childhood and upbringing before getting into the main part of his story which starts with the following diary entries: At 1, meters above the earth a violent explosion rips the ruhrer.


I flew for the Fuhrer

Knoke belly landed near Bonnhis Bf G-6 was written off. Author’s Bio There is no author biography for this title. This is obviously the view from the other side but, wowza, what a story!

Heinz Knoke este unul dintre putinii asi de vanatoare care a supravietuit razboiului pentru a-si spune povestea. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. June 21, We are now based Oct 31, Andrew Worsley rated it it was amazing. It’s neat to read what the Germans thought they were fighting for.

After being shot down in one air battle, he fuyrer to shoot down the Allied fighter whose pilot shot him down.

By time you’re finished reading this one, you’ll swear you’ve put some seat time in a ME Oct 24, Jasen Martinez rated it really liked it. Less than 3 months later, Knoke is returned to the West, this time to serve with another fighter group, flying operations over the North Sea and Northern Germany. Jun 30, Joan added it. One of the most searing episodes in the book was when Knoke, in advanced flight training, was awaiting his turn, along with his fellow fledglings, to fly for the first time the Messerschmitt MEthen one of the most sophisticated fighter planes in the world.