Knights of the Wehrmacht: Knight's Cross Holders of the Fallschirmjager


Each recipient is presented in a capsule biography including dates of birth, awarding of the various Knight's Cross grades, and other particulars to rank and career. Each is also shown in a World War II era photograph.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (12) from $9.07   
  • New (6) from $10.67   
  • Used (6) from $9.07   
Sending request ...


Each recipient is presented in a capsule biography including dates of birth, awarding of the various Knight's Cross grades, and other particulars to rank and career. Each is also shown in a World War II era photograph.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887407499
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Knights of the Wehrmacht Ser.
  • Pages: 279
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2003


    The concept of collecting data from all the Fallschirmjägers into one book is briliant. There are many unknown Knights Cross winners, who previously have been omitted from WWII literature, who are given their due respect through this book. Having said that, I must admit to have been somewhat disappointed with the book. The quality of the photos is not good, and I think more care could have been put into the selection process. But far worse is the text which is littered with mistakes and factural errors. So much so, that I would warn anybody for relying solely on this book as a source. Everything in it has to be supported by another source to make sure, that the data is correct. I would give but a few exaples: 1) Peter Arent is totally omitted, 2) Helmuth Arpke: It says in the book that he recieved the KC the same day he was KIA on the 16-1-1942. He was indeed KIA on the 16-1-42, but he recieved the KC on the 13-5-40 as part of 'Sturmabteilung Koch', 2) Karl Heinz Becker recieved his German Cross in Gold on the 29-6-44 and not the 19-6-44, 3) Erich Beine recieved the KC on the 5-9-44 and not the 18-11-44 4) Rudolf Berneike is omitted 5)Rudolf Donth: According to the book, he was born in 1930, but joined the Wehrmacht in 1939!! Furthermore it does note state which date he was awarded the Knights Cross (14-1-1945) even though it is the subject/matter of the book. And I could go on with many more factual errors which in my opinion detracts from an otherwise brilliant idea. It is a good bedside read, because of the anecdotes, but any historians would be well adviced to be very cautious in relying solely on the information in this book.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2002

    Great Book

    The reason i love these books is because the average soldier's story is told, soldiers who would otherwise never have had their story told. Each soldier is also shown in a photograph, although a couple are not for some reason. But all three of Franz Kurowski's 'Knights of the Wehrmacht' books are worth every penny. Other than Fallshirmjager, there are Afrika Korps and U-Boat Service.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)