Flying Fox: Otto Fuchs: a German Aviator's Story 1917-1918

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Flying Fox is a unique work in aviation literature combining the translation of a German pilots classic autobiographical novel of flying in the First World War with a historical investigation that both illuminates and expands upon the original narrative. In 1933 the Koehler Verlag in Leipzig published Wir Flieger (We Flyers), by Otto Fuchs, who flew and fought in artillery observation and fighter squadrons in the Imperial German air service. The author presented the work as the recollections of an unknown pilot, changing names, unit designations, and airfield locations in order to protect the identities of the persons involved and to thwart inquiry. Adam Wait has not only provided a thoroughly annotated translation of Wir Flieger which retains the vividness of the authors original prose, but has also conducted meticulous research to uncover the true facts behind the story. His findings are related in a chapter-by-chapter commentary, supplemented by an epilogue continuing the story from the point in time at which the novel concludes to the end of the war. A further addition is a previously unpublished chapter of Wir Flieger excised by Koehler, as it did not conform to the heroic ideal of the time. Flying Fox is profusely illustrated with period and present-day photographs and maps that further bring this fascinating tale to life.

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Descripción Schiffer Military Books. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover in Dust Jacket - 376pp - Flying Fox is a unique work in aviation literature combining the translation of a German pilot’s classic autobiographical novel of flying in the First World War with a historical investigation that both illuminates and expands upon the original narrative. In 1933 the Koehler Verlag in Leipzig published Wir Flieger ("We Flyers"), by Otto Fuchs, who flew and fought in artillery observation and fighter squadrons in the Imperial German air service. The author presented the work as the recollections of an unknown pilot, changing names, unit designations, and airfield locations in order to protect the identities of the persons involved and to thwart inquiry. Adam Wait has not only provided a thoroughly annotated translation of Wir Flieger which retains the vividness of the author’s original prose, but has also conducted meticulous research to uncover the true facts behind the story. His findings are related in a chapter-by-chapter commentary, supplemented by an epilogue continuing the story from the point in time at which the novel concludes to the end of the war. A further addition is a previously unpublished chapter of Wir Flieger excised by Koehler, as it did not conform to the "heroic ideal" of the time. Flying Fox is profusely illustrated with period and present-day photographs and maps that further bring this fascinating tale to life - Overseas Shipping on this via Airmail Only! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2197098

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Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States, 2012. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 231 x 163 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Flying Fox is a unique work in aviation literature combining the translation of a German pilots classic autobiographical novel of flying in the First World War with a historical investigation that both illuminates and expands upon the original narrative. In 1933 the Koehler Verlag in Leipzig published Wir Flieger (We Flyers), by Otto Fuchs, who flew and fought in artillery observation and fighter squadrons in the Imperial German air service. The author presented the work as the recollections of an unknown pilot, changing names, unit designations, and airfield locations in order to protect the identities of the persons involved and to thwart inquiry. Adam Wait has not only provided a thoroughly annotated translation of Wir Flieger which retains the vividness of the authors original prose, but has also conducted meticulous research to uncover the true facts behind the story. His findings are related in a chapter-by-chapter commentary, supplemented by an epilogue continuing the story from the point in time at which the novel concludes to the end of the war. A further addition is a previously unpublished chapter of Wir Flieger excised by Koehler, as it did not conform to the heroic ideal of the time. Flying Fox is profusely illustrated with period and present-day photographs and maps that further bring this fascinating tale to life. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780764342523

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Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd, United States, 2012. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 231 x 163 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Flying Fox is a unique work in aviation literature combining the translation of a German pilots classic autobiographical novel of flying in the First World War with a historical investigation that both illuminates and expands upon the original narrative. In 1933 the Koehler Verlag in Leipzig published Wir Flieger (We Flyers), by Otto Fuchs, who flew and fought in artillery observation and fighter squadrons in the Imperial German air service. The author presented the work as the recollections of an unknown pilot, changing names, unit designations, and airfield locations in order to protect the identities of the persons involved and to thwart inquiry. Adam Wait has not only provided a thoroughly annotated translation of Wir Flieger which retains the vividness of the authors original prose, but has also conducted meticulous research to uncover the true facts behind the story. His findings are related in a chapter-by-chapter commentary, supplemented by an epilogue continuing the story from the point in time at which the novel concludes to the end of the war.A further addition is a previously unpublished chapter of Wir Flieger excised by Koehler, as it did not conform to the heroic ideal of the time. Flying Fox is profusely illustrated with period and present-day photographs and maps that further bring this fascinating tale to life. Nº de ref. de la librería AAZ9780764342523

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Descripción Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2012. Estado de conservación: New. Translator(s): Wait, Adam M. Num Pages: 376 pages, over 160 bw images. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJF; HBWN; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 165 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1266. Otto Fuchs: a German Aviator's Story 1917-1918. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJF; HBWN; JWG. Dimension: 237 x 165 x 33. Weight: 1270. Translator(s): Wait, Adam M. . 2012. Hardcover. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780764342523

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Descripción Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Hardback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Flying Fox: Otto Fuchs: a German Aviator's Story 1917-1918, Adam M. Wait, Adam M. Wait, Flying Fox is a unique work in aviation literature combining the translation of a German pilots classic autobiographical novel of flying in the First World War with a historical investigation that both illuminates and expands upon the original narrative. In 1933 the Koehler Verlag in Leipzig published Wir Flieger (We Flyers), by Otto Fuchs, who flew and fought in artillery observation and fighter squadrons in the Imperial German air service. The author presented the work as the recollections of an unknown pilot, changing names, unit designations, and airfield locations in order to protect the identities of the persons involved and to thwart inquiry. Adam Wait has not only provided a thoroughly annotated translation of Wir Flieger which retains the vividness of the authors original prose, but has also conducted meticulous research to uncover the true facts behind the story. His findings are related in a chapter-by-chapter commentary, supplemented by an epilogue continuing the story from the point in time at which the novel concludes to the end of the war. A further addition is a previously unpublished chapter of Wir Flieger excised by Koehler, as it did not conform to the heroic ideal of the time. Flying Fox is profusely illustrated with period and present-day photographs and maps that further bring this fascinating tale to life. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780764342523

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Descripción Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Estado de conservación: New. Translator(s): Wait, Adam M. Num Pages: 376 pages, over 160 bw images. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJF; HBWN; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 165 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1266. Otto Fuchs: a German Aviator's Story 1917-1918. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJF; HBWN; JWG. Dimension: 237 x 165 x 33. Weight: 1270. Translator(s): Wait, Adam M. . 2012. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780764342523

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