Item description for RED BARON'S LAST FLIGHT: An In-Depth Investigation into what Really Happened on the Day Von Richthofen was Shot Down by Norman Franks & Alan Bennett...
The mysterious events of April 21, 1918, the day the legendary Red Baron met his end, have kept the world captivated for decades.
There have been many theories, articles and books concerning exactly what took place but all previous accounts have been overshadowed by this groundbreaking book. Here is the definitive answer to one of history's most compelling mysteries.
Taking you straight to the site of Richthofen's final crash, leading aviation historian Norman Franks and pilot Alan Bennett dissect the evidence and expose what only eyewitnesses could see, complimented by a host of forensic and historical facts that illustrate in detail what actually occurred, when and how.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1 lbs.
Publisher Grub Street
ISBN 1904943330 ISBN13 9781904943334
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More About Norman Franks & Alan Bennett
Norman Franks lives in East Sussex and is a recognised authority on both World War 1 and World War 2 aviation history. With around 80 published works on his subject, he has written many titles for Osprey.
Reviews - What do customers think about RED BARON'S LAST FLIGHT: An In-Depth Investigation into what Really Happened on the Day Von Richthofen was Shot Down?
Finally, someone has shed some real light on this mystery! Sep 24, 2008
I would strongly recommend this book to all Baron fans. The authors do a great job of explaining, using real facts, why so many of those who claimed to have killed the Baron were wrong. They do a great job of presenting the facts and explaining them so the everyday reader can understand them. The book also points out the flawed facts used in many of the previous Baron books and shows why they simply don't fit.
The Day the Mystery began Mar 24, 2008
Very imformative and very insightful look into the last hours of Von Richthofen's life and the events that surround his last flight, his death and the beginnings of the mystery of what happened that day.
Great documentary - a must for WWI aviation buffs like me Apr 18, 2007
An excellent piece of work and a must for WWI flying buffs like I am. I was disappointed at the Midwest Book Review comment though as it said - "Any collection strong in either aviation history or World War II events must have this: it holds newly discovered eyewitness accounts ...." this is an excerpt from the Midwest Book Review. The good people there at the Midwest Book Review office might not be aware that Manfred von Richthofen "The Red Baron" served in WWI and not WWII. Living in Germany, Wiesbaden in fact I had the rare opportunity to visit his (MvR's) grave site this past Friday. Submitted by Mark E. Grant, author of Blood of Scotland.
Any collection strong in either aviation history or World War II events must have this Feb 3, 2007
This completely updated edition of one of the unsolved mysteries of military aviation covers the last flight of the Red Baron, and uses the final crash scene and analysis by the author, a leading aviation expert, and a pilot to explore and support eyewitness observations. Any collection strong in either aviation history or World War II events must have this: it holds newly discovered eyewitness accounts and further backs evidence.