From the personal library of Adolf Hitler, Und wir sind doch geflogen! [And We Flew Against All Odds!] by Oberst Polte.
This copy includes the bookplate of Adolf Hitler.
Octavo, 355pp. Green cloth spine, paper boards, title in silver on spine. Heavily soiled boards, rubbing to spine. Lacking front free endpaper. Frontispiece portrait and numerous black and white photographs of the author, Oberst Polte. Foreword by Generalfeldmarschall Erhard Milch. This copy is paired with the publisher’s dust jacket, light shelf wear and soiling to back panel, bright illustrations.
Bookplate of Adolf Hitler affixed to second free endpaper.
The author of this work, Oberst Polte, was a German fighter pilot during World War I and test pilot after the war. He few experimental aircraft around Europe, expanding the Lufthansa Air Network before the outbreak of World War II. Polte personally few test aircraft from Hermann Goering in 1933-1934, helping to build out the military prowess of the German air defenses.