Results 1 – 30 of I Flew For The Fuhrer by Knoke, Heinz and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I flew for the Fuhrer by Heinz Knoke, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This is a memoir by a German fighter ace, illustrated with his personal photographs. Unfortunately, publisher restrictions limit this title’s availability to school and.

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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.

Heinz Knoke – Wikipedia

To view it, click here. Lieutenant General Quesada is interesting; he praises the book, notes at times there is some influence of leftover Nazi propaganda, and that he does NOT believe any German ace shot down Allied planes.

No one knows what is happening. In a postscript provided for this edition, Heinz Knoke writes of the struggle to survive after the war in Germany, and his building of a new life. He doesn’t seem to understand if “beliefs” changed facts, we’d all be speaking German today.

Heinz Knoke

In a text that reveals his intense patriotism and discipline, he describes being brought up in the strict Prussian tradition, the impact of the fuhree of the Nazi regime, and his own wartime career set against a fascinating study of everyday life in the Luftwaffe, and of the high morale of the force until its disintegration. Knoke was brought down again on 4 October that same year. Reach for the Sky Paul Brickhill.


Eighth Air Force heavy bombers over the Reich. After being shot down in one air battle, he managed to shoot down the Allied fighter whose pilot shot him down.

The content shown may differ from the edition of this book sold on Wheelers. Not necessarily a must read but if you want a different view, than I recommend. Once was when the protagonist crash-landed in a forest, another was when two men died in a plane crash one of them severed his foe before he died ,and when something was smoking in the plane and the protagonist landed on the coast of New Fujrer.

Hans Ulrich Rudel- It reads like a flight log at many points, but unlike Stuka as a diary at others. Continue Shopping View Basket. If you can live with such drivel as: He also mentions towards the end about how in his opinion the worst punishment for the Nazi leaders responsible for crimes and dishonoring the German soldier, would have been to hand them all to the soldiers who unknowingly became their instruments.

You get a sense of being there as the Luftwaffe prepares for battle and then engages the enemy. The inside engine has stopped.

Nov 30, Jawad Usman rated it really liked it. The stall burns to the ground.

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.

Thus a humble, insignificant individual is caught in the relentless path of the giant wheel of Time.


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

Retrieved from ” https: Feb 20, Torsten rated it really liked it. Kno,e Heinz Knoke won Germany’s highest award for gallantry: Unfortunately, publisher restrictions limit this ffuhrer availability to school and public library account customers only. Less than 3 months later, Knoke is returned to the West, this time to serve with another fighter group, flying operations over the North Sea and Northern Germany. I let myself fall away below. Open Preview See a Problem?

I look forward to the day when the Western Allies will come to realize that it is not Germany which is the real menace to their life and liberty, but Soviet Russia. Of course, the next day they go to war with Russia. 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.

By time you’re finished knokr this one, you’ll swear you’ve put some seat time in fjhrer ME I read this and “Iron Coffins” as I wanted to view the war from a different point of view.