I FLEW FOR THE FUHRER

By: Knoke, Heinz

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187pp. B/white, author portrait frontispiece, and unpaginaed like halftne plates throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Slightly patinated gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black cloth boards undamaged. Textblock flecked on edges, else mildly tanned. Colour-art illustraed (H. Harry Sheldon), loose-plastic protected dustjacket noticeably edgeworn, nipped, chipped, with several open tears. Translated (from the German) by John Ewing, this book is the autobiography of a German WW2 Air Ace, Heinz Knoke (b.1921- d.1993), who is credited with a score of fifty-two Allied aircraft destroyed in combat over Western Europe and living to tell the tale . . . Contents include: Prelims. Introduction (John Pudney). 8 chapters. Book weight approx. 445g.

Title: I FLEW FOR THE FUHRER

Author Name: Knoke, Heinz

Categories: Military Biography, Vintage and Antiquarian Books, Australian History,

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1953

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - (approx. 22cm x 14.5cm)

Seller ID: 013840

Keywords: Military Biography, Germany (World War 2), German Air Force Pilots, Air Warfare (WWII), Knoke, Heinz (b.1921 -d.1993), Lutwaffe Pilots