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Von Richthofen: The Legend Evaluated

Richard Townshend Bickers

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ISBN 10: 1557505713 / ISBN 13: 9781557505712
Published by Naval Inst Pr, 1997
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Title: Von Richthofen: The Legend Evaluated

Publisher: Naval Inst Pr

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket.

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Book by Bickers, Richard Townshend

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Military historian and former RAF officer Bickers divides fighter pilots into two groups: hunters and shooters. Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the German World War I ace, was a hunter, "totally committed to the stalking and shooting down of an enemy aircraft when he saw one." Thus committed, he shot down 80 Allied planes until he himself was killed in 1918. But was von Richthofen so much better a pilot than the men he fought? Bickers believes that superior German weapons, machines, and tactics had more to do with the Red Baron's successes than his personal skills. In recounting von Richthofen's career, Bickers gives much information on weapons and rules of engagement, and he compares air combat of World War I with the much different aerial warfare that took place over Europe twenty-some years later.

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