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Hitler's personal pilot : the life and times of Hans Baur

Author: C G Sweeting
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brassey's, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Baur, a decorated World War I flyer and one of Germany's pioneering commercial aviators of the 1920s, joined the fledgling Nazi Party in 1926. His skill and daring, and his early party membership, catapulted him to the top of the list when Adolf Hitler went in search of a pilot for his political campaign of 1932. Throughout the era of the Third Reich, Baur frequently ate meals with Hitler and was one of the

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sweeting, C.G.
Hitler's personal pilot.
Washington, DC : Brassey's, ©2000
Named Person: Hans Baur; Adolf Hitler; Hans Baur; Adolf Hitler; Hans (Flugzeugführer) Baur
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C G Sweeting
ISBN: 1574882880 9781574882889 9781574884029 1574884026
OCLC Number: 44732354
Notes: ISBN 9781574884029 on back cover. ISBN 1574882880 on title page verso.
Description: xv, 334 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Wings of War, 1915-1921 --
Wings of Peace, 1922-1931 --
Wings of Fate, 1932-1933 --
Wings for the Fuehrer, 1933-1934 --
Wings of Change, 1935-1937 --
Wings of Destiny, 1938-1939 --
Wings of Victory, 1939-1941 --
Wings of Challenge, 1941-1942 --
Wings of Defeat, 1942-1944 --
Wings of Disaster, 1944 --
Wings of Armageddon, 1945 --
Broken Wings, 1945-1993.
Responsibility: C.G. Sweeting.


From 1932 to 1945, Hitler refused to fly with anyone but Hans Baur at the controls. Baur ate meals with Hitler frequently and was one of the Fuehrer's few true confidants. As the tide of war turned  Read more...


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