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Luftwaffe Airfield Equipment

Author : Joachim Dressel
ISBN : 0887404820
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Covers airfield vehicles, ordnance loading equipment, refueling equipment and a wide variety of apparatus used by the Luftwaffe.

Rise And Fall Of The German Air Force 1933 To 1945

Author : , Air Ministry
ISBN : 9781789127836
Genre : History
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Written by British intelligence officers in 1948, RISE AND FALL OF THE GERMAN AIR FORCE offers a unique insider’s view of Germany’s extraordinary military machine. Drawing upon records and documents captured from the Luftwaffe archives and elsewhere, it describes the Air Force’s principal campaigns, achievements and operational problems—as well as the political tensions that ultimately became its undoing. It also explores the powerful personalities behind the service, especially the relationship between Hitler and Göring and the impact on the Luftwaffe of the German Supreme Command. Illustrated with original photographs and maps, this fascinating contemporary account shows how, and why, a military phenomenon was brought to defeat. —Pre-War policy and preparations (1919-1939) —The German Air Force on the offensive (1939-1942) —The Turn of the Tide (1943-1944) —Decline and Fall of the German Air Force (1944-1945) “Born of the spirit of the German airmen in the First World War, inspired by faith in our Führer and Commander-in-Chief—thus stands the German Air Force today, ready to carry out every command of the Führer with lightning speed and undreamed-of might”—Hermann Göring, 1939

Luftwaffe Combat Aircraft

Author : Manfred Griehl
ISBN : 0887406831
Genre : Airplanes, Military
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This new book is a detailed survey and a anew perspective on the development of Luftwaffe aircraft from 1935-1945. Special emphasis has been placed on details of weaponry, equipment and other areas that have up to now been inadequately covered. Many readers will therefore be rewarded with new insights into the area of German aircraft development, as well as the logistics of the Luftwaffe flying units.\nThe book is organized into the basic elements of the German Lutfwaffe - presenting training, pilot operations and ground crews, the individual development steps during aircraft construction, testing, pre-production models, production and finally combat usage. Numerous examples of weapons and supplemental armament, as well as diverse weapons systems and ordinance can be found throughout.\nManfred Griehl and Joachim Dressel are also the authors of Luftwaffe Airfield Equipment (available from Schiffer Publishing).

The Defeat Of The Luftwaffe

Author : Jonathan Trigg
ISBN : 9781445651873
Genre : History
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In 1941 the Luftwaffe was the most powerful air force in the world. This is the story of how it was utterly defeated on the Eastern Front

The German Air Force Versus Russia 1942

Author : Generalleutnant Hermann Plocher
ISBN : 9781787206045
Genre : History
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The German Air Force versus Russia, 1942, written by Generalleutnant Hermann Plocher, revised and edited by Mr. Harry Fletcher, and first published in 1966, is one of a series of historical studies written for the United States Air Force Historical Division by men who had been key officers in the German Air Force during World War II. The overall purpose of the series is twofold: 1) To provide the United States Air Force with a comprehensive and, insofar as possible, authoritative history of a major air force which suffered defeat in World War II, a history prepared by many of the principal and responsible leaders of that air force; 2) to provide a firsthand account of that air force’s unique combat in a major war, especially its fight against the forces of the Soviet Union. This series of studies therefore covers in large part virtually all phases of the Luftwaffe’s operations and organization, from its camouflaged origin in the Reichswehr, during the period of secret German rearmament following World War I, through its participation in the Spanish Civil War and its massive operations and final defeat in World War II, with particular attention to the air war on the Eastern Front. This work, volume two of a series, is devoted to a descriptive account, in some parts in great detail, of German aerial operations in the Eastern Theater of Operations during 1942.

The Luftwaffe S Way Of War

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025265328
Genre : History
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Arming The Luftwaffe

Author : Daniel Uziel
ISBN : 9780786488797
Genre : History
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During World War II, aviation was among the largest industrial branches of the Third Reich. About 40 percent of total German war production, and two million people, were involved in the manufacture of aircraft and air force equipment. Based on German records, Allied intelligence reports, and eyewitness accounts, this study explores the military, political, scientific and social aspects of Germany’s wartime aviation industry: production, research and development, Allied attacks, foreign workers and slave labor, and daily life and working conditions in the factories. Testimony from Holocaust survivors who worked in the factories provides a compelling new perspective on the history of the Third Reich.

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015058373781
Genre : American literature
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The Battle Of Britain Luftwaffe Blitz

Author : Philip Kaplan
ISBN : 9781473829657
Genre : History
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This new collection of archive imagery from Philip Kaplan offers a gripping, graphic view of the routine repeated each day and night, from the summer of 1940 through to the following spring, by the German bomber crews bringing their deadly cargoes to Britain. Through mainly German archival photos, it profiles airmen on their French bases and in the skies over England; the aircraft they flew, fought and sometimes died in; their leaders; their targets and results; the R.A.F pilots and aircraft that stood in opposition to the German forces, and the losses experienced on both sides. The images, from the Bundesarchiv and other German and British photographic sources, vividly convey a real sense of events as they played out, as do the compelling first-hand accounts from a host of participants on both sides, eyewitnesses to one of the most brutal sustained bombardments of the Second World War.

The Rise And Fall Of The German Air Force

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025746988
Genre : History
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Written by the men and women who conducted the intelligence campaign against the Germans, it recounts in full the principal campaigns, and traces problems encountered in the field. It is based on reliable sources, including documents seized from the archives of Luftwaffe after the war, and aims to provide an unbiased account.

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