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eBook Ê The German Aces Speak II µ World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders Ô Join or create book clubs Ô [PDF / Epub] ☃ The German Aces Speak II: World War The much anticipated seuel to The German Aces Speak gives voice to fourof WWII's most noteworthy German pilots  When The German Aces Speak was published in 2011 Air & SpaceSmithsonian magazine welcomed Colin Heaton's and Anne Marie Lewis' masterful command of interview based narrative writing “What might have been numbing recitations of dogfights are instead vivid descriptions of life as a warrior during World War II”  Indeed it is this unexpected perspective brought to life by the authors' neutrality and thoughtful research that illuminates a side of war largely hidden from the American public the experience of the German Luftwaffe pilot  In The German Aces Speak II Heaton and Lewis paint a picture of the war through the eyes of fourof Germany's most significant pilots Johannes Steinhoff Erich Alfred Hartmann Guther Rall and Dieter Hrabak put together from numerous interviews personally conducted by Heaton from the 1980s through the 2000s The four ex Luftwaffe fighter aces bring the past to life as they tell their stories about the war their battles their off duty lives their lives after the war and perhaps most importantly how they felt about serving under the Nazi leadership of Hermann Göring and Adolf Hitler  Together the memories of the events captured in The German Aces Speak II continue one of today's most uniue World War II series unearthing a facet of the war that has gone widely overlooked for the American public Good companion to vol 1 Same principle short versions of longer works seek out the individual books well worth it A fine follow up

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The much anticipated seuel to The German Aces Speak gives voice to fourof WWII's most noteworthy German pilots  When The German Aces Speak was published in 2011 Air & SpaceSmithsonian magazine welcomed Colin Heaton's and Anne Marie Lewis' masterful command of interview based narrative writing “What might have been numbing recitations of dogfights are instead vivid descriptions of life as a warrior during World War II”  Indeed it is this unexpected perspective brought to life by the authors' neutrality and thoughtful research that illuminates a side of war largely hidden from the American public the experience of the German Luftwaffe pilot  In The German Aces Speak II Heaton and Lewis paint a picture of the war through the eyes of fourof Germany's most significant pilots Johannes Steinhoff Erich Alfred Hartmann Guther Rall and Dieter Hrabak put together from numerous interviews personally conducted by Heaton from the 1980s through the 2000s The four ex Luftwaffe fighter aces bring the past to life as they tell their stories about the war their battles their off duty lives their lives after the war and perhaps most importantly how they felt about serving under the Nazi leadership of Hermann Göring and Adolf Hitler  Together the memories of the events captured in The German Aces Speak II continue one of today's most uniue World War II series unearthing a facet of the war that has gone widely overlooked for the American public This book was a real eye opener for me I had no idea there were pilots in any of the air forces with over 200 kills Hearing the German pilots recount their missions was fascinating The use of their planes and tactics involved was very interesting The chivalry involved on both sides was news to me as well I would recommend this book to any WW2 buff Reading about the pilots time in Soviet prison camps after the war showed the cruelty of our Eastern ally All in all a great read

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The German Aces Speak II World War II Through the Eyes of Four More of the Luftwaffe's Most Important CommandersThe much anticipated seuel to The German Aces Speak gives voice to fourof WWII's most noteworthy German pilots  When The German Aces Speak was published in 2011 Air & SpaceSmithsonian magazine welcomed Colin Heaton's and Anne Marie Lewis' masterful command of interview based narrative writing “What might have been numbing recitations of dogfights are instead vivid descriptions of life as a warrior during World War II”  Indeed it is this unexpected perspective brought to life by the authors' neutrality and thoughtful research that illuminates a side of war largely hidden from the American public the experience of the German Luftwaffe pilot  In The German Aces Speak II Heaton and Lewis paint a picture of the war through the eyes of fourof Germany's most significant pilots Johannes Steinhoff Erich Alfred Hartmann Guther Rall and Dieter Hrabak put together from numerous interviews personally conducted by Heaton from the 1980s through the 2000s The four ex Luftwaffe fighter aces bring the past to life as they tell their stories about the war their battles their off duty lives their lives after the war and perhaps most importantly how they felt about serving under the Nazi leadership of Hermann Göring and Adolf Hitler  Together the memories of the events captured in The German Aces Speak II continue one of today's most uniue World War II series unearthing a facet of the war that has gone widely overlooked for the American public The German Aces Speak 1 and 2 is of itself a great thing and a wonderful read Unfortunately it could have most easily have been made as a single book and done a better job but not as lucrative for the author and publisher You get wonderful stories told by these pilots that flew together The books are written in chapters one on each man and you hear the story told by first one and then you get to read the same story told the same way from the other pilot that was there when you get to his chapter There is barely enough material to fill each book as it is and when you take out the doubling of the stories it's almost a long magazine article I met 2 of them Rall Galland and enjoyed spending an evening with them away from the airshowreunion environment and they had a lot to say and I am glad that these stories were put down and there were a lot believe me that could have been told but grateful for what we got