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The Last Battle - Peter Henn

This is the memoir of a Luftwaffe fighter pilot (Peter Henn) whose combat service in World War II was not distinguished by medals, a high score measured by great numbers of enemy planes shot down (the criteria by which fighter pilots in war are judged successes or failures), or lionization as a hero by a grateful nation.


From Sicily, to the raging battles in Italy, Rumania, along the Western Front in late 1944-45, and on to service as a ground attack pilot in a fighter-bomber unit on the Eastern Front in the spring of 1945, Henn's story is that of a battle-scarred, cynical, war-weary airman whose loyalty to his comrades steeled his resolve to fight to the bitter end.