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9781906502287

Black Fokker Leader

by Peter Kilduff Code: 22341 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publication date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days Price: AU $39.99
Jacket notes: One of the most noteworthy German fighter pilots of World War I was Leutnant der Reserve Carl Degelow, whose squadron of mostly black Fokker D.VII fighters posed a formidable threat to some of Britain's most celebrated air units on the Western Front. Degelow had a unique approach to aerial combat which fascinated the author, Peter Kilduff, so much that in 1979 he wrote Germany's Last Knight of the Air about his exploits, a book long out of print. During the intervening 30 years Kilduff has obtained new information and original photos, plus copies of significant German archival material and documentation which shed much new light on this legendary ace. Presented in the acclaimed author's objective, well-sourced manner, there is also a wealth of new British, French and Belgian documentation to counter-balance German claims.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 256
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher: GRUB
Publication date: 01/07/2009
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 234mm X 156mm
Code: 22341