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8 edition of Gunning for the Red Baron found in the catalog.

Gunning for the Red Baron

by Leon Bennett

  • 167 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von, 1892-1918.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations.,
  • Fighter plane combat.,
  • Air warfare -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeon Bennett.
    SeriesC.A. Brannen series ;, no. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD600 .B45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3409301M
    ISBN 10158544507X
    LC Control Number2005025244
    OCLC/WorldCa61479528

    The Red Baron, Richthofen, Manfred, Freiherr von. This was an outstanding book. I would recommend this book to everyone. It is an autobiography about a World War I Ace Pilot. It was a brillant pilot, outstanding person, and friend to all his men, loved his parents.5/5(2). (full book description) Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 1st Edition 2nd Printing, VG-, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size="x", pgs. 45 Illustrations. Spine and top fore-edge areas slightly faded, front cover cloth water? stained bottom edge area, cloth .

      The candidates could do no better than to read “The Gunning of America” to understand the history behind this argument and, as Haag puts it, to “ponder the virtue, and the terror, of feeling Author: Carlos Lozada. Under the Guns of the Red Baron by Norman Franks and a great selection Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Under the Guns of the Red Baron: the.

      Charles Schulz’s comic strip character Snoopy famously took on the Red Baron in his imaginary air battles aboard his doghouse, often yelling “Curse you, Red Baron!” Movies and songs feature the German war hero. Even a Minnesota-based food company co-opted his name and image to sell frozen pizza. So, who was the Red Baron?   These were reproduced from a variety of archival sources._xD_ The following books are also included with this lot: (1) "Gunning for the Red Baron" by Leon Bennett (Texas A&M University, ), hardcover with dj, pp; near mint; (1) "Under the Guns of the Red Baron: The Complete Record of Von Richthofen's Victories and Victims Fully.


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Gunning for the Red Baron Book Summary: The daring air aces of World War I faced more than the enemy when they took to the sky - they faced the odds. Their chances of being hit were high; the odds of their hitting the enemy were low.

One pilot, French Captain Albert Moris, reported hits to his aircraft in his hours of flying, more than a hit per hour. Leon Bennett is an aeronautical engineer, research scientist, and avid modeler.

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Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May – 21 April ), known in English as Baron von Richthofen, and most famously as the "Red Baron", was a fighter pilot with the German Air Force during World War is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.

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