The Blue Max Airmen series is the real story of the German airmen awarded the Pour le Mérite during the Great War. Author Lance J. Bronnenkant, PhD., and Aeronaut Books are pleased to bring you the most detailed and graphically lavish account of these heroes ever produced, covering the men in context with the war’s chronology of events. For each recipient a comprehensive, well-illustrated biography of the man is given, together with photos of the aircraft he flew, followed by details of his service, including other awards won. Color profiles of the aircraft are also provided both for interest to enthusiasts and as references for modelers. Volume 5 covers Manfred von Richthofen, the famous Red Baron, the highest scoring and most famous ace of the Great War and one of the earliest recipients of the Pour le Mérite. This volume includes 130 period photographs, 13 color photos and illustrations, and 30 color profiles of aircraft flown by Manfred von Richthofen in its 136 pages.
Despite a very active professional career as an inventor, entrepreneur, and business executive, Lance Bronnenkant has always maintained his interest in aviation – an interest rooted in the fact that his father was a WWII Army Air Corps test pilot who flew most of America’s fighter planes, including its first jet, the Bell P-59 Airacomet. In recent years, Lance has compiled an extensive collection of original artifacts and memorabilia associated with WWI German aviation. Lance is Vice President of the League of WWI Aviation Historians and managing editor of its quarterly WWI aviation journal, Over The Front. Along with several articles, Lance has written the following books on WWI aviation: The Imperial German Eagles in World War I: Their Postcards and Pictures, Vol.1 The Imperial German Eagles in World War I: Their Postcards and Pictures, Vol.2 The Imperial German Eagles in World War I: Their Postcards and Pictures, Vol.3 The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite, Vol.1–Boelcke, Immelmann The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite, Vol.2–Buddecke, Wintgens, Mulzer The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite, Vol.3–Parschau, Höhndorf, Althaus, Frankl The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite, Vol.4–Berthold, Leffers, Dossenbach, Berr The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite, Vol.5–Manfred von Richthofen
Description du livre Aeronaut Books. Paperback. État : Brand New. 136 pages. 11.00x8.50x0.32 inches. In Stock. N° de réf. du libraire zk1935881299