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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Who are their Players, who their Recipients? He single handedly plugged gaps in the Eastern Front for two years, no exaggeration. The action is intensely described and some of the events are just baffling. A large blemish on an outstanding career of aerial combat. Besides various missions and front movements, which are all described in great detail and are an invaluable research source for any rjdel buff, I particularly enjoyed reading about little bits of regular air base life and different anecdotes involving Rudel and his comrades.

Rudel is a superhuman character and an inspiration to all walks of life. At the time of writing, bringing that kind of stuff up may not have been the best idea, so that maybe explains it.

Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer []. His dealings with the Luftwaffe and even the Nazi leadership demonstrate a soldier whose only concern is to fight, not who’s ulrrich charge.

Hans Ulrich Rudel

Well this book puts paid to that idea. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Ann Epic Story About a German. May 15, Zatoichi Kage rated it really liked it Shelves: It was almost four full years han it’s all at the eastern front! Spiegel Online in German. Archived from the original on 29 January S “Fighter Mafia” as they worked to design a new close air support aircraft. Piloot Barbie und die westlichen Geheimdienste [ Codename Eagle: Calling Wehner an extremistthey described Rudel as an honorable man, who “hadn’t stolen the family hwns or anything else”.


You are amazed as he casually describes being repeatedly brou A richly insightful account of a born aviator’s exploits on the Eastern front. Pilot So candid, so apparently true, this book should be required reading for all ww2 history students.

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Fearing that Rudel would spread Nazi propaganda on the German Air Force airbase in Bremgarten near FreiburgSchmidt ordered that the meeting could not be held at the airbase. Going up against odds of up to 20 to 1, he would attack Soviet tank columns with the sky ‘infested’ with enemy aircraft and return to base unscathed. Highly recommended for anyone interested in the subject matter.

Rudel died after suffering another stroke in Rosenheim on 18 December[46] and was buried in Dornhausen on 22 December Schriftenreihe zur Gegenwart, Nr. I thought he operated with fighter top cover, but no, most often his squadron was unprotected and many times he would go out alone between sorties to find a few more soviet tanks.

He is, with out question, one of the greatest aviators of the Second World War. Sueddeutsche Zeitung in German.

Paperback, paper was orange from old age. Rudel flew 2, combat missions claiming a total of 2, targets destroyed; including vehicles, tanks, artillery pieces, 70 landing craft, nine aircraft, 4 armored trains, several bridges, a destroyer, two cruisers, and the Soviet battleship Marat After the war he moved to South America. During a routine press event, journalists, who had been briefed by Schmidt, questioned Krupinski and his deputy Karl Heinz Franke about Rudel’s presence.

Rudel attended the meeting, at which he signed his book and gave a few autographs but refrained from making any political statements. An excellent account of the war from one of the best pilots in history.


Apart from some grumblings about operational decisions, he appears to have firmly believed in his fuhrer’s abilities, or if there was any ruedl doubt in his mind – he does not express it here. Relentlessly driven to the of point obsession, Rudel’s combat record is a testimony to the determination of Germany’s elite aviators. Gruppe on 22 February A committed and unrepentant Nazihe founded the pi,oto Kameradenwerk “, a relief organization rusel Nazi criminals that helped fugitives escape to Latin Wtukas and the Middle East.

Could this superhuman warrior have once been the nervous and delicate, little boy that his mother describes? His descriptions of the last months of the German nation are not often written about.

Stuka Pilot by Hans-Ulrich Rudel

The footage from an onboard gun camera was used in Die Syukas Wochenschaua Reich Ministry of Propaganda newsreel. Jun 02, Karl. He flew 2, ground-attack missions exclusively on the Eastern Frontusually flying the Junkers Ju 87 “Stuka” dive bomber. Krupinski contacted Gerhard LimbergInspector of the Air Forcerequesting that the meeting be allowed to be held at the airbase.

Not political or an attempt to re-write history. Der Tagesspiegel in German. A most readable account of Hans Rudel’s war experiences as a Stuka pilot and a senior Luftwaffe officer. Knight’s Cross and Oak Leaves Recipients — Together with Eberhard Fritscha former Hitler Youth leader, Sassen began interviewing Eichmann in with the intent of publishing his views. Back for additional training he went, as a dive bomber pilot.

Goering offers Rudel a fighter command, apparently thinking that his most decorated aviator should be more appropriately piloting sleek Messerschmidt jet fighters, not hammering tanks in the sinister Stuka.