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Red baron : the life & death of an ace

Author: Peter Kilduff
Publisher: Newton Abbot : F+W Media, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, the Red Baron, was the most successful fighter pilot of World War I, shooting down 80 enemy airplanes and receiving more high decorations than any other German combatant. In Red Baron: The Life and Death of an Ace, Peter Kilduff tells the story of this courageous and charismatic man: his comrades and enemies, the planes he flew, the battles he fought in, the political climate that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kilduff, Peter.
Red Baron : The Life & Death of an Ace.
Newton Abbot : F+W Media, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kilduff
ISBN: 9780715333815 071533381X
OCLC Number: 761645443
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction; foreword; 1 first blood; 2 the glory of its name; 3 the sky arena; 4 winds of change; 5 flying with boelcke; 6 preparing for command; 7 the red baron arises; 8 bloody april 1917; 9 deutschland über alles; 10 gathering of eagles; 11 triplane triumph; 12 the price of glory; 13 bloody april 1918; 14 ein deutsches requiem; appendix; endnotes; bibliography and sources; index.
Responsibility: Peter Kilduff.

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Tells the story of Manfred von Richthofen - from awkward 11-year-old cadet to fearless aerial combatant and leader. This title looks at the times in which he lived: the equipment, his enemies and  Read more...

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