The Luftwaffe in World War II (ePub)
This book contains fascinating superb quality images from national archives, many of which have not been published before.' As well as featuring 'portraits' of many Luftwaffe aircraft types, including less well-known models, the book contains many images of Luftwaffe personnel.' Luftwaffe leaders, unit commanders, pilots and ground personnel are all included.' Detailed captions describe the subjects and place them in their historical context.''German air force operations in North Africa and Russia are also covered as well as Europe, the Battle of Britain and the Battle of the Atlantic.'Detailed aircraft interiors and close ups of uniforms and flying kit make this book a valuable reference guide for historians and modellers alike.'
The Luftwaffe and Britain's RAF clash for the first time
20th September 1939
The Luftwaffe and Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) clash for the first time, in the skies over the border between Germany and France, when German Me109s attack Fairey Battle bombers. The RAF loses two aircraft, while the Germans lose one.
This book covers the inception, growth and employment of Britain's airborne forces (parachute and glider-borne formations) between June 1940 and March 1945. It takes a comparative approach and follows tailored lines of development. Each of these lines - politics and policy, equipment and technology, personnel and training, command and control and concepts and doctrine - influence each other. The contents include: Politics and Policy: The political environment within which the major decisions were made concerning the concept of development of Britain's airborne forces. Churchill's personal contribution,…By John Greenacre
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