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Heinz Knoke, Luftwaffe pilot. Joining the German air force on the eve of the Second World War, he fought throughout the conflict in a fighter squadron. Some of the situations Knocke finds himself in are hair-raising enough to impact upon the most jaded wartime-reader. The Great War at Sea. An hour later I land in Jever. Jutland, Nigel Steel. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thousands more arrive ever I Flew for the Fuhrer by Heinz Knoke is the most captivating book about the war I have read to date.

Both aircraft crashed in the same field and both pilots survived. Although the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Germany declared this party illegal inKnoke remained in politics as a member of the parish council of the Gemeinde Schortens Gemeindeparlament from April In FebruaryKnoke participated with 3.

Heinz Knoke, the German pilot who shot down Robert Post’s plane wrote an account which was published after the war. Creditat de germani cu 52 de victorii cercetarile facute de aliati dupa afirma ca ar fi fost, de fapt, 33 de avioane doborateKnoke face parte din selectul club al militarilor decorati cu Crucea de Cavaler a Crucii de Fier, fiind ranit de cinci ori. He gets free, but his parachute is burning. It’s certainly five stars within it’s genre.

Other books in this series. Knoke grows in experience and is transferred back to Germany, where he spends the next couple of years mainly taking on the U.


I flew for the Fuhrer

Not necessarily a must read but if you want flea different view, than I r A book very much in the same style as -Stuka Pilot: Tracer bullets fly over my cabin. I thought this was a really interesting book.

This is certainly on of One of the best autobiographies to come felw the German point of view. My high explosive shells hit in the top side of the fuselage and the right wing.

His descriptions of air combat are riveting. I hurry to the crash site.

Heinz Knoke

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Knoke makes it clear that his loyalty lies, not with Hitler or the Third Reich, but with Germany, his native country that he loves.

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The enemy group draws nearer. One of the best autobiographies to come from the German point of view. Thousands more arrive every hour in the Reich, each refugee with another tale of horror.

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Oberleutnant Heinz Knoke and his friend, Leutnant Dieter Gerhardt killed in action against Bs on 18 Marchdeveloped the idea of aerial bombing as a means to break up the tight combat ofrthereby compromising the defensively strong USAAF bomber formations. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

One that finishes too quick On 6 Julywhilst watching an air display, Knoke made his first flight, a fifteen-minute joy ride in an old transport aircraft and took the preliminary examination for entry into the Luftwaffe.

The Best Books of An excellent read from the German fighter pilots perspective A great read from his early day of just trying to learn to fly to the hopelessness of the final days with so few aircraft and pilots taking on an ever increasing teh of allied aircraft.

He also mentions towards the end about how in his opinion the worst punishment for the Nazi leaders responsible for crimes and dishonoring fjhrer German soldier, would have been to hand them all to the soldiers who unknowingly became knnoke instruments. After being shot down in one air battle, he managed to shoot down the Allied fighter whose pilot shot him down.


Refresh and try again. Nov 19, Jackson rated it it was amazing.

I flew for the Fuhrer by Heinz Knoke – ISBN: (Orion Publishing)

While a very nimble and durable fighter, the ME was very tricky to handle koke both This Bantam edition of Knoke’s military memoirs I read when I was in high school. Yes, blame the women for the turning tide of war. Oct 31, Andrew Worsley rated it it was amazing. On 15 NovemberKnoke underwent flight training at No. His war is a long one flee the reader flfw feel in every page, the intensity of it.

We can notify you when this item is back in stock. I’m still all-British, all the way, in regard to re-enacting; I don’t plan on switching over anytime soon, no matter how good this book was. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I will attack from the front. Knoke ends fles fantastic book simply and powerfully: May 10, Our armies on the West Wall Despite the silly title, this is a really good book on the aerial war from a German pilot’s perspective.

However, this is the first mass-market edition in nearly 20 years. However, the book touches on politics only tangentially and is primarily about the author’s experience as a day fighter pilot in a fuhret readable style. He landed it without mishap, feeling sick. The view of the loser is bleak. An outstandingly brave and skilful fighter, he logged over two thousand flights, and shot down fifty-two enemy aircraft.