For you Stuka lovers....
Posted 06 July 2004 - 10:52 PM
geez a guy that wasn't Hitlerjugend Fried !! sad, his comments about the camps and what they really thought they were.........ok back to topic........
pretty neat interview with an ace !
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Posted 06 July 2004 - 11:46 PM
Posted 07 July 2004 - 08:22 AM
I did not know they had women instructors for the Me-262. Do you think it was Hanna R. (can't spell her last name)?
I also did not know they trained to be a pilot for two years. Americans only trained about a year. Maybe that is why they were so good.
Thanks for posting this. Hope RB sees it !
Posted 07 July 2004 - 08:54 PM
Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you and thank you Erich!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I think I know whose Stuka I will be painting...
The bit about the KV-2 turret was superb!
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Posted 08 July 2004 - 07:55 AM
Aviation Historian, Royal Air Force Museum
Posted 08 July 2004 - 08:38 AM
Do you have anymore info Erich???
Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:32 PM
Yes in fact the raid on the Oder bridges will be covered in our massive work. It was to be held in secret and this was to involve literally a suicide mission of single-engine and jets to smash into the bridges over the Oder to stop the Soviet hordes.
do I have more on first person Stuka accts the man wants to know ! ........... hee, hee......wait and see friends
Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:58 PM
Dunno if I can keep a lid on my excitement!!! smile.gif
Looking forward to it Erich!
BTW, did you get a chance to read any of my masters???
Posted 08 July 2004 - 05:57 PM
my suggestion is to buy the JG 300 two volume set and our book fits in the end of the first volume and the beginnings of the second.
May I ask what variant of the Ju 87 are you most interested in to model ?, and no I have not seen your completed text either, I think we were waiting for you to finish it first, left at the first draft. so I am assuming then it is completed and submitted ?
more to come !
Posted 09 July 2004 - 04:59 AM
Posted 09 July 2004 - 09:06 PM
What would I like to see next???
Your signature without the controllers...
Sorry, but thats a great pic...
I am still wondering about the op on the op on the Oder River... But do you have any reports of Stukas at Crete or in support of airborne ops???
Posted 09 July 2004 - 09:09 PM
still waiting for my supervisor to read my work! He has been too busy with a conference to read it! Hoping to start on the re-writes next month.
Its gonna be an early Stuka... Its the old airfix kit!
Posted 09 July 2004 - 09:13 PM
Posted 10 July 2004 - 03:29 AM
Posted 12 July 2004 - 06:05 AM
This particular edition is worth seeking out as it features a really striking Ian Wyllie painting on the cover, showing an 87B of Stg77 attacking a British cruiser during the Crete campaign. ( I'd love to have the original painting...)
Posted 12 July 2004 - 05:01 PM
Posted 12 July 2004 - 08:22 PM
Hs 129 author(Classic Pubs)is writing his massive work on the Ju 87 variants and ops/crews right now........I am sure this will be one of those top-notch, out of print titles real soon kinda books
off to the hospital, gag I am bleeding all over the place........... ~
Posted 12 July 2004 - 08:56 PM
( PS : Eeeugh, Erich - sounds nasty ! Hope all is OK at the hospital for you..... )
Posted 12 July 2004 - 09:42 PM
yeah I am mesed up, my legs are looking about as good as some of the riders in the Tour de France after their crack-ups. guess I need to get out at 6am to ride to get away from the psycho's. this hurts to type anyway
Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:25 PM
Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:38 AM
Very interesting, the part that really got me, was this;
"I had maybe 30 tanks to my credit when I went into the hospital. So I got most of them from December '44 on. The last part of the war in the north the Russians had tanks everywhere. Our unit destroyed 20 to 30 tanks every day, just using the Stuka. It was a tank cemetery up there. But it would seem that the next day they would have 50 new ones. We stopped counting the number of tanks we destroyed. One time I destroyed three tanks in one pass. It was really an accident. The three tanks were lined up in a village and I lined up with the rear one. My captain came in from the side. I opened fire on the last and destroyed it but my guns would not stop firing, so I lined up on the next one, destroyed it, and then lined up on the front one and destroyed it also. My captain was pleased but upset because every time he would line up on a tank I would destroy it."
Posted 26 March 2013 - 10:09 AM
I am the most default Rogue of all.
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