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044232 - FIGHTERS OF THE IRON CROSS: Men and Machines of the Jagdwaffe by Jerry Crandall

By Jerry Crandall

Presented in the book are 14 pilot’s biographies and WWII combat stories in their own words about their fighter experiences in the Luftwaffe, all based on personal interviews conducted by Jerry and Judy over the past 45 years. The photos presented, many of which have never before been published, are primarily from the pilots’ own collection along with a few other sources. 

Included are the following Fighter Pilots’ stories: Hauptmann Karl Leonhard, Major Diethelm von Eichel-Streiber, Feldwebel Horst Petzschler, Oberleutnant Manfred Dieterle, Leutnant Herbert Schlüter, Leutnant Karl Albert Helm, Major Rolf -Gunther Hermichen, Oberleutnant Gerhard Thyben, Leutnant Elias Paul Kühlein, Feldwebel Hans Langer, Feldwebel Oskar Bösch, Leutnant Willi Unger,Major Wilhelm Moritz, Major Georg-Peder Eder.  

The deluxe, limited edition of 350 copies signatorie page has been signed by Oskar Bösch, Karl H. Pütt, Horst Petzschler, Gerhard Thyben, Hans-Ekkehard Bob, Gerhard Hanf, Elias Kuhlein, Willhelm Moritz, Herbert Schlüter, Willi Unger, Siegfried Müller, Gerhard Kroll and Rolf Hermichen.  (Stock Code 044233).

Jerry and Judy Crandall travelled over the US, Canada and throughout Germany in order to secure these rare signatures. All of these men have passed, and so it is very fortunate to have completed the signature page when they did. Each of these gentlemen signed all 350 pages which will be bound into the book as the first page after the end paper.    

Format Hardback
Pages 360
Publication Date One of each left!  When they're gone, they're gone!

480 photos, 72 full colour aircraft profiles, numerous charts, graphs & scrap illustrations

Width (mm) c220
Height (mm) c300
Dust Jacket Yes 

One Standard Edition left £86.99 (plus £7.50 UK p&p)

One last signed copy!!  Limited Edition,  (signed by 13 L/Waffe Pilots)  £200.00 including free UK p&p.

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