Originally Posted by rammjaeger
Can you tell me why you are refering to US-gangster heroes, Bristol?
I thought the USA was once a British colony but now .... hm
Well---Kees post 26 say's (by way of creating some kudos for Weyl's book)-" ....not bad for Weyl that he identified knubel"
Quite a long time ago a poorly rated author wrote the 'definitive' history of Wyatt Earp, frontier Marshall-----he became famous and wealthy beyond the dreams of avarice----except that after a while, when real experts on the old west got to work it was realised that the book was ---well---bunk!!
He got all the names right though!!!!
If that was the only criterion for a good history book Stuart Lake's book would have stood the test of time and expert audit! But it did'nt!
Niether has 'FOKKER-THE CREATIVE YEARS'-----BUT---and i say this again----I have the Book---I am the one on this thread that quoted the book-----i'm not saying---and never did, that it is worthless! I'm saying now what I have always said---it is a flawed, seriously flawed even--work of history.