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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Kurskā€”The Final Air Battle: 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.

They divorced in Wer sind ihre Akteure, wer ihre Rezipienten? He was a truly remarkable pilot, and he was unbelievably lucky on high number of uleich.

Hans Ulrich Rudel

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.

For example, according to Rudel, the only culprits for the German defeat in Stalingrad were Romanian and Italian soldiers not the suicidal strategy imposed by Hitler that he tries to portrait as the good man that all knows and all can do that wasn’t responsible for the final defeat because he was badly advised by his generals. Some of this article’s listed sources may not be reliable.

He joined the Hitler Youth in My edition stuas ugly, pages offensively badly laid out and awfully translated.

It’s full of typos and factual errors. Retrieved 17 December Paperback, paper was orange from old age.


It is told in a basic style in which he describes his operations but only occasionally tells us how he feels about what is going on. Retrieved 5 January Quotes from Stuka Pilot. Retrieved 7 January The presentation was made by Hitler personally. He saw limited action early in the war with a reconnaissance unit in the Polish Campaign and was regarded as a pilot with marginal skill.

A fascinating glimpse into the life of a true soldier and warrior. Pierre Clostermanna French fighter pilot, had befriended Rudel and wrote the foreword to the French edition of his book Stuka Pilot. A richly insightful account of a born aviator’s exploits on the Eastern front.

Hans-Ulrich Rudel – Wikipedia

Dodging bullets like Neo. In fact the book is understated throughout Second greatest war book I have ever read after Plioto of Steel by Earnst Junger.

Several other accounts from high-ranking German soldiers often contain some form of remorse, or at least an expression of their disillusionment with the wild machinations of their leader as time went on, but not so from Rudel. The footage from an onboard gun camera was used in Die Deutsche Ruvela Ulgich Ministry of Propaganda newsreel.

It was almost four full years and it’s all at the eastern front! He was not only extremely lucky but incredibly skilled. Stuka Pilot is a memoir by a German dive bomber ace who served on the Eastern front. Discussion ensued in Germany on Rudel being allowed to publish the book, because he was a known Nazi. Rudel vigorously recounts his many wartime exploits with detail, but barely a passing mention is paid to his life outside the military, I can only recall twice when his wife was briefly mentioned.


He single handedly plugged gaps in the Eastern Front for two years, no exaggeration. Busting more tanks than a squadron of Ps. As a cadet, he was a slow student who was dreaming of becoming a fighter pilot.


Four mourners were photographed giving Nazi salutes at the funeral, and were investigated under a law banning the display of Nazi symbols. Could this superhuman warrior have once been the nervous and delicate, little boy that his mother describes? Rudel’s bounding confidence in his own abilities, along with his belief in, and devotion for his men both in the air and on the ground are evident throughout the book.

Sep 28, Schwarzegeld rated it it was amazing. He claimed 26 more tanks destroyed by the end of the war.

Apart from some grumblings about operational decisions, he appears to have firmly believed in his fuhrer’s abilities, or if there was any real doubt in his mind – sstukas does not express it here. After one mission, his handful of aircraft are attacked by up to Mustangs returning from an escort mission, which he manages to evade.

Within a month he was back in the air, operating the rudder bar with his one leg still in plaster! Rudel died in West Germany in First book I’ve read in years. While it syukas to follow the records of t Its hard not to like this tale, even if you know the autobiography is of a devout Nazi!

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