By Richard Byers
Hugo Junkers himself, notwithstanding, was once a socialist pacifist who observed aviation with a view to unify the area. quickly after the Nazi get together got here to energy in 1933, Junkers used to be compelled to give up his patents, stumbled on his holdings seized via the kingdom, and used to be positioned below residence arrest. He died in 1935, a “tortured genius” exiled from his life’s paintings yet, maybe thankfully, spared from seeing his innovations destructively unleashed throughout Europe.
No biography of Junkers has been released thus far. writer Richard Byers now fills that void with this compelling narrative of a guy and his machines. Flying Man is a contribution not just to the background of aviation but in addition provides to our knowing of the consolidation of energy in Germany’s march towards global warfare II.
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Flying Man: Hugo Junkers and the Dream of Aviation (Centennial of Flight Series) by Richard Byers