By Manfred Freiherr Von Richthofen
The Red Battle Flyer is Manfred von Richthofen’s autobiography which mainly deals with his role as an ace Fighter Pilot in the First World War for the German forces.
The book describes how he went from being a cavalry officer to an observer on an aircraft, to a fighter pilot, and finally to the most famous fighter pilot of the war.
By Howard C. Hillegas
This book portrays Howard C. Hillegas’ account of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 – 1902). He was sent to South Africa as a correspondent by The New York World and wrote this book on his return to New York after spending time with the Boer forces in the field.
From the preface: “In the following pages I have endeavoured to present an accurate picture of the Boers in war-time. My duties as a newspaper correspondent carried me to the Boer side, and herein I depict all that I saw.