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Iron man : Rudolf Berthold : Germany's indomitable World War I fighter ace

Author: Peter Kilduff
Publisher: London : Grub Street, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As one of the most successful German fighter pilots of World War I Hauptmann Rudolf Berthold was victorious in forty-four aerial combats. He was also shot down or forced to land after six fights and survived crash landings in every case. Early in World War I, when only fighter pilots were awarded the Kingdom of Prussia's (and de facto, Imperial Germany's) highest bravery decoration, the Pour le Mérite, Rudolf  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kilduff, Peter.
Iron man
(DLC) 2012462774
(OCoLC)827735698
Named Person: Rudolf Berthold
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kilduff
ISBN: 9781909808805 1909808806
OCLC Number: 861693111
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Chapter 1 First Blood; Chapter 2 From Peace to War; Chapter 3 Service for the Nation; Chapter 4 Pistols to Machine Guns; Chapter 5 The Fighter Ace Era Begins; Chapter 6 Early Air Combat Success; Chapter 7 Leadership in the Air; Chapter 8 Stormy Times; Chapter 9 Beginning of the End; Chapter 10 The Final Battle; Appendix I: Aerial Victory List of Rudolf Berthold; Appendix II: Daily Victory and Casualty Lists of JG 2 Units; Endnotes; Bibliography and Sources; Index.
Responsibility: Peter Kilduff.

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