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German Fighter Ace Werner Molders

An Illustrated Biography (Schiffer Military History)

by Ernst Obermaier

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Published by Schiffer Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • European history: First World War,
  • Historical - General,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8041246M
    ISBN 100764325264
    ISBN 109780764325267

    German Luftwaffe pilot during World War II, a fighter ace credited with enemy aircraft shot down in combat missions. He claimed the majority of his victories over the Eastern Front, and 25 over the Western Front, including four four-engined bombers. A German Bf G-4 night fighter at the RAF Museum in London.. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. German day and night fighter pilots claimed roug aerial victories during World War II, 25, over British or American over Russian flown aircraft. German fighter pilots shot down.


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A high-scoring ace, well-respected fighter commander and innovative tactician, Molders was a legend in his own time. GERMAN FIGHTER ACE WERNER MOLDERS, AN ILLUSTRATED BIOGARPHY by Ernst Obermaier and Werner Held is the only English-language biography available on this singular pilot/5(5).

This book is an illustrated biography of the legendary Luftwaffe fighter pilot Werner Mölders in more than rare photographs, documents and commentaries. Who was this once much-admired and honored man. Why did the German people show such a great interest in his fate during World War II.

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This book is an illustrated biography of the legendary Luftwaffe fighter pilot Werner Molders in more than rare photographs, documents and commentaries.

Who was this once much-admired and honored man. Why did the German people show such a great interest in his fate during World War II.

This illustrated book provides answers/5(2). This book is an illustrated biography of the legendary Luftwaffe fighter pilot Werner Mölders in more than rare photographs, documents and commentaries. Who was this once much-admired and honored man. Why did the German people show such a great interest in his fate during World War II.

This illustrated book provides answers/5(2). Overview Here is the life story of the most successful fighter pilot of all time, with air combat victories - who spent ten and a half years behind Soviet barbed wire, surviving prison uprisings, hunger strikes, resistance against the NKVD and forced labor.

This book is an illustrated biography of the legendary Luftwaffe fighter pilot Werner Mölders in more than rare photographs, documents and commentaries. Who was this once much-admired and honored man.

Why did the German people show such a great interest in his fate during World War II. This illustrated book provides answers. Published by House Graz Background Info: Werner Mölders (18 March – 22 November ) was a German Luftwaffe Rating: % positive.

Scarce book about the biography of Werner Molders, one of the top Luftwaffe fighter aces of WWII. This edition is the much rarer softcover edition by a different publisher than the hardcover edition.

Published by House Graz Background Info: Werner Mölders (18 March – 22 November ) was a German Luftwaffe pilot. German Fighter Ace Werner Molders:: An Illustrated Biography by Ernest Obermaier,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). German - GERMAN FIGHTER ACE WERNER MOLDERS By Werner Held.

This book is an illustrated biography of the legendary Luftwaffe fighter pilot Werner Mölders in more than rare photographs, documents and commentaries. Buy German Fighter Ace Werner Molders: An Illustrated Biography (Schiffer Military History) by Ernst Obermaier (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Please ask questions before you bid so a great transaction can occur. Thank you for considering our items. Check out our other great items Rating: % positive. This book examines the reality behind the myths of the legendary German fighter aces of World War II. It explains why only a small minority of pilots - those in whom the desire for combat overrode everything - accounted for so large a proportion of the victories.

Books Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime. Cart Hello Select your address Black Friday Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Electronics Customer Service Home Books Coupons Computers Gift Cards Sell Registry /5(4). Ernst Obermaier is the author of Schwarzwaldbahn ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Tödliches Asyl ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 rev /5(1).

Comprehensive, penetrative and insightful review of the role Luftwaffe fighter pilots in WW2. Introduction gives an excellent purview of the fallacies, successes and mistakes of German fighter operations.

Encyclopedic anthology of most prolific fighter aces in warfighting history. Read full review4/5(3). The accounts of the experiences of fighter pilots are based on archival research, diaries, letters, published and unpublished memoirs and personal interviews with veterans.

The pilots included are Werner Molders, Gunther Rall, Adolf Galland, Erich Hartmann and Johannes Steinhoff. Werner "Vati" M lders Oberst. Werner "Vati" M lders was born on 18 Marchat Gelsenkirchen in the Ruhrgebiet. He joined the army in and served as an officer cadet in the Infantry.

Inwith the rebirth of the Luftwaffe as a result of Hitler coming to power, M lders requested a. German Luftwaffe Fighter Ace Mölders Photobook Air Force Luftwaffe Werner Molders Biography Book W/56 B&w Photos Pictur King & Country LW Luftwaffe Major Werner Molders 1/30 Scale.

Buy German Fighter Ace Werner Molders:: An Illustrated Biography by Ernest Obermaier from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones. Looking for books by Werner Held. See all books authored by Werner Held, including Fighter!: Luftwaffe Fighter Planes and Pilots, and The German Fighter Units over Russia: A Pictorial History of the Pilots and Aircraft, and more on - FIGHTER GENERAL: The Life of Adolf Galland: The Official Biography - THE FORGOTTEN ACE: Fighter Pilot Gerhard Barkhorn (German/English text) - GERMAN FIGHTER ACE WERNER MOLDERS - GERMAN FIGHTER ACE WALTER NOWOTNY: An Illustrated Biography - OSWALD BOELCKE: Germany's First Fighter Ace and Father of Air.

Werner Mölders(18 March – 22 November )World War II German Luftwaffe pilot and the leading German fighter ace in WWII. He became the first pilot in aviation history to claim aerial victories,ie aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft, and was highly decorated for his achievements.

GERMAN FIGHTER ACE WERNER MOLDERS AN ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY. $; $; Book Type: C, O By Ernst Obermaier & Werner Held. This book is an illustrated biography of the legendary Luftwaffe fighter pilot Werner Mölders – in more than rare photographs, documents and commentaries. Who was this once much-admired and honored man.

The great aces, even in Germany’s revolutionary Me jet fighter, could not win, yet they fought to the final hour in an unforgettable combat saga. All of it is here, exactly as it was lived by the German aces. This book is considered by surviving Luftwaffe aces to be their monument.

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Ernest Obermaier. 14 Aug Hardback. US$ Add to basket. Jagdgeschwader 53 (JG 53) Pik-As was a Luftwaffe Fighter Wing. It operated in Western Europe and in the Mediteranean. Jagdgeschwader 53 – or as it was better known, the “Pik As” (Ace of Spades) Geschwader- was one of the oldest German fighter units of World War II with its origins going back to JG53 flew the various models of Bf The most successful fighter pilots of all time spring to vibrant life again in this edition of the classic account of Germany’s greatest aces in action.

Ride into combat with such Luftwaffe luminaries as ace of aces Erich Hartmann, Gunther Rall, Gerhard Barkhorn and dozens of others as they provide first-hand accounts of the German fighter. This is a list of fighter aces in World War II from Germany. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat.

It is relatively certain that 2, German fighter pilots attained ace status, having achieved at least 5 aerial victories. This article lists (updated as of October ) of these aces. Werner Molders was born inhe was set to become the role model for all young German fighter pilots.

Molders was the first fighter pilot to exceed Baron Von Richthofens 80 victories and the first fighter pilot to reach the mark. Molders had been intent on a career in the Military after his Father was killed in the First World War, he.

During the invasion of France in June Wernher von Braun: his story told. "Missile to Moon", documentary. PBS () - Duration: Dan. German Fighter Ace Werner Molders: An Illustrated Biography (Schiffer Military History) Ernst Obermaier.

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Mölders was soon involved in the very tough fighting around Aragon and over the Ebro. He scored his first victory over an I on Jul. 15, Between July and Nov. 3,Mölders would rack up 14 confirmed aerial victories, which made him the top German ace of the Spanish Civil War.

LibraryThing Review User Review - MasseyLibrary - LibraryThing. covering the top aces of the Luftwaffe with an overview and personal stories of pilots such as Erich Hartmann, Gunther Rall, Gerhard Barkhorn, Werner Molders, Adolph Galland, “Macky” Steinhoff /5(2). Interested in German History and WWII Era well then this is a good find.

According to Wikipedia, "Werner Mölders (18 March – 22 November ) was a World War II German Luftwaffe pilot, wing commander, and the leading German fighter ace in the Spanish Civil War.

He became the first pilot in aviation history to claim aerial victories. View of German fighter ace Werner Molders, late s or early s. He was the leading ace of the Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War and died in when his aircraft crashed in a storm.

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Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe in World War II - Ebook written by Philip Kaplan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe in World War II.

The book also contains excerpts from his book “Tiger im Schlamm” (Tiger in The Mud) (first edition printed in ). In OctoberOberleutnant Carius became the youngest Reserve Officer in the Wehrmacht to receive the Oak Leaves (issue Nr).Werner Held is the author of many books on the Luftwaffe including German Fighter Units Over Russia, The Messerschmitt Bf (with Holger Nauroth), and German Fighters in World War II - The Day Fighters & The Night Fighters (with Holger Nauroth), all from Schiffer Military History.

Werner Mölders (18th March – 22nd November ) was a World War II German Luftwaffe pilot and the leading German fighter ace in the Spanish Civil War.

Mölders became the first pilot in aviation history to claim aerial victories—that is, aerial combat encounters resulting in the destruction of the enemy aircraft, and was.