"We are all seized with a kind of passion for the chase from the glorious feeling of having saved much German bloodshed with every tank destroyed." Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Stuka ace This comprehensive overview of the Stuka dive bomber was compiled by Emmy Award winning historian Bob Carruthers. It draws heavily on post war interviews with Luftwaffe pilots and staff officers to produce a fascinating insight into the Stuka at the tactical and operational level. Also featured are rare English translations of articles are taken from the pages of Der Adler, the Luftwaffe's in-house magazine. They provided an absorbing study, from a unique primary source, of the world of the Stuka and its pilots, and conveys to the modern reader a vivid sense of how they were viewed at the time.