Carl Menckhoff: Reminiscenses of War and Captivity

Hannes Täger

Published by Aeronaut Books, 2013
ISBN 10: 1935881175 / ISBN 13: 9781935881179
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Synopsis: Carl Menckhoff Reminiscenses of War and Captivity is the story of one of Germany's great aces of WWI, who scored 39 victories and was awarded the Pour le Mérite, Imperial Germany's highest award. Moreover, this story does not end with the war, but continues until today with the touching story of two families, the Menckhoffs and the Averys, uniting years after Menckhoff's last combat when he was downed by fledgling American pilot Walter L. Avery of the 95th Aero Squadron. Much of the story is in Menckhoff's own words, but to complete the picture and put it in perspective, further information on Menckhoff and the Menckhoff family is provided by author Dr. Hannes Täger. To make the story accessible to the greatest audience, the text is presented in both German and English. The book has 304 pages and contains 208 photos, 14 of them in color, 9 illustrations and maps, and splendid color profiles of three of the fighters flown by Carl Menckhoff.

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Title: Carl Menckhoff: Reminiscenses of War and ...
Publisher: Aeronaut Books
Publication Date: 2013
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Book Description Aeronaut Books. hardcover. Condition: New. This book is written in both English and German. The column on the left of the page will be in English. The column on the right of the page will be in German. There are many photographs to supplement the text and there is a color section at the back of the book of the Menckhoff and Avery families meeting. Carl Menckhoff: Reminiscences of War and Captivity, A Knight of the Pour Le Merite Reports is the compelling story of one of the great aces of the war. Brought down by neophyte American pilot Walter Avery, Menckhoff was captured. The story continues until today with the Avery family s touching return of Menckhoff's white 'M' to Menckhoff's family. Menckhoff's story in his own words with commentary by the author Text in both English and German 3 color profiles of Menckhoff's fighters Aeronaut Books, hardcover, 304 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., 208 photographs (14 in color), maps and illustrations. Seller Inventory # ab179

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