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In this case the idiot said something to the affect of “I don’t believe any German ace shot Allied aircraft. Funrer entertaining and easy to read. Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. This is a fast read in paperback and provides an enlightening perspective on WWII from the perspective of a Luftwaffe flyer.

His discussions of the morale and motivations of the pilots of the German Air Force offer an insight not seen elsewhere. Not necessarily a must read but if you want a different view, than I r A book very much in the same style as -Stuka Pilot: They appear plump with pregnant bellies full of bombs.

This was very exciting. Felix Schaefer’s Account Next: Another ME was brought out on the airfield.

I flew for the Fuhrer

His memoirs were translated into English in the s and have never been out of print since then. Knoke was very luck having been wounded five times and shot down a few times.


Retrieved from ” https: Involuntarily I have gone up to full throttle. He was awarded the Knight’s Cross for his achievements.

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

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I shall have to become as tough as steel, or be crushed. The wing has ripped away! An outstandingly brave and skilful fighter, he logged over two thousand flights, and shot down fifty-two enemy aircraft.

Description Reviews 0 About the Author Heinz Knoke was one of the outstanding German fighter pilots of World War II and fuhrr vivid first-hand record of his experiences has become a classic among aviation memoirs, a best-selling counter-balance to the numerous accounts written by Allied pilots. Knoke does come across as an enthusiastic and devoted Hitler follower during the war but that ought to come as no surprise.

The inside engine has stopped. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He took the fighter up and put it through its paces. September 11, The war in Poland draws to its close.

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I roll my machine in the direction of the foew farm, turn my engine off, and swing out of my seat. In his last diary entries Knoke shows willingness to enter into an armistice with the Western Allies to continue the war, together, against the USSR.


Apr 13, Arttie Parker rated it it was amazing. Jun 30, Joan added it. My Liberator is tue underneath. I Flew for the Fuhrer. Both aircraft crashed in the same field and both pilots survived. Now that the Berlin Wall has been torn down, his memoirs are set in a new perspective, both a valuable contribution to aviation literature and a moving human story.

Open Preview See a Problem? Knoke was shot down on 29 April in action against the P of Captain James Cannon of the th Fighter Group and was hospitalised until August with severe concussion.

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A point of view from “the other side”, and aything one would ever want or need to know about the WW2 air combats, dog fights, Messerchmitts, bombers and allies planes.

The house and the ueinz are saved. If you can live with such drivel as: I thought this was a really interesting book.

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