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La Luftwaffe / C. Bekker ; pról. de Paul Diechmann. Article with 4 Reads. Cajus Bekker. Abstract. Traducción de: Angriffshöhe Do you want to read the rest . The Luftwaffe war diaries [by] Cajus Bekker; translated from the German and edited by Frank Ziegler. by Cajus Bekker La Luftwaffe. by Cajus Bekker. Iron Cross · House Order of Hohenzollern · Pour le Mérite · Pilot/Observer Badge in Gold with Diamonds; Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross. Ernst Udet (26 April – 17 November ) was a German pilot and air force general by Udet had risen to the post of Director-General of Equipment for the Luftwaffe.

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Ernst Udet

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A bomb thrown by hand by the leutnant became stuck in the landing gear, but Udet performed aerobatics and managed to shake it loose. Udet does not mention the dare.

His commander in Jasta 37, Kurt Grasshoffselected Udet for command, when Grasshoff was transferred, over more senior men after witnessing one of these attacks. The bullet-punctured tires on Udet’s Fokker flipped the plane forward onto its top wings and fuselage. The adventure of Udet’s life continued without pause after the war: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, luftwavfe it a second life.

This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat He spent many hours coaching new fighter pilots, with an emphasis on marksmanship as being essential for success. During this time, he met officers from the Chauny flying sector, who advised him to transfer as an aerial observer. In his youth he hung out at luftwafffe nearby airplane factory and an army airship detachment.

However, he learned luftwaaffe if he were a trained pilot, he would be immediately accepted into army aviation. Views Read Edit View history. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Ace of the Iron Cross. On 17 NovemberErnst Udet committed suicide by shooting himself in the head while on the phone with his girlfriend, Inge Bleyle. He was invited to start the first International Air Service between Germany and Austria, but after the first flight the Entente Commission confiscated his aircraft.


Mechanically defective, the plane crashed into a hangar when he took off, and was then given an older Fokker to fly. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Udet Flugzeugbau was born in a bekkerr in Milbertshofen. On his return the Englishman said, “I would never forgive myself for disappointing such hosts”; the English flyer did escape later from another unit.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Udet grew up in Munichand was known from his early childhood for his sunny temperament and fascination with aviation. Once Udet had Guynemer in his sights, his machine guns jammed and while pretending to dogfight he pounded on them with his fists, desperate to unjam them.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Udet engaged in hunting while in Africa. Later, Udet was court-martialed for losing an aircraft in an incident the flying corps considered a result of bad judgement.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. The marriage is believed to have ended due to Udet having had many affairs. One stunt only Udet performed was successive loops with the last complete after turning off the engine mid air and landing the aircraft in a sideways glide. Udet said about Richthofen: It seems as though I were sparring with an older comrade over our own airfield.

On 29 JuneUdet was one of the early fliers to be saved by parachuting from a disabled aircraft, when he jumped after a clash with a French Breguet. A bullet grazed his cheek and smashed his flying goggles.

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At the same time, Richthofen treated them with every consideration and when it came time to requisition supplies he traded favors for autographed photos of himself that read: Richthofen drove up to Udet one day as he was trying to pitch a tent in Flanders in the rain, pointing out that Udet had 20 kills, Richthofen said, “Then you would actually seem ripe for us.


At the moment, I don’t think of them as human beings. During the inter-war period, Udet was known primarily for his work as a stunt pilot and for playboy-like behavior. In this aircraft he experienced his first aerial combat, which almost ended in disaster. Miraculously, both Udet and Justinius lla with only minor injuries.

Udet piloted one of them, which survived the war and is now on display in the Polish Aviation Museum. I two-seater back to German lines after a shackle on a wing-cable snapped.

The same month, Jasta 15 re-equipped with the Albatros D. Gontermann lingered for 24 hours without awakening and Udet later remarked, “It was a good death.

Through a family friend, Gustav Otto, owner of the aircraft factory he had hung out around in his youth, Udet received private flight training.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? On 28 September luftwfafe, Udet was wounded in the thigh, for which he was still recovering on Armistice Day, November 11,when the war ended in Germany’s defeat. Explore the Home Gift Guide. His harness caught on the rudder and he had to break off the rudder tip to escape. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Udet described one incident in Africa in which lions jumped up to claw at the low-flying aircraft, one of them removing a strip of Suchocky’s wing surface. Retrieved 17 September Ein Film vom Opfergeist der deutschen Jugendplayed a youth who lost his pilot father in World War I and was befriended and encouraged by Udet, his idol.