In this book, the author puts Richtofen's fighting record into perspective with the famous fighter pilots of World War II. He argues that Richtofen's reputation may have been created by the German propaganda machine, or the Allied pilots who were outfought by Germany's advanced technology.
Foreword by Admiral Sir John Woodward. When published in hardcover in 1997, this book was praised for providing an engrossing education not only in naval strategy and tactics but in Victorian social attitudes and the influence of character on history. In juxtaposing an operational with a cultural theme, the author comes closer than any historian yet to explaining what was ...
Available Formats: Softcover
Receive the Newsletter
Sign up to get updates about new releases and event invitations.