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Race For Hitler S X Planes

Author : John Christopher
ISBN : 9780752477114
Genre : History
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An account of the race for secret Nazi aviation technology at the end of World War IIDuring World War II, Hitler's engineers had pioneered an incredible array of futuristic secret weapons, from the Me 262, the first operational jet fighter, to the deadly V2 intercontinental ballistic missile. With the Third Reich shattered and lying in ruins, in the summer of 1945, the Allies launched a frantic race to grab what they saw as the justifiable spoils of war. The Americans and Russians in particular were anxious to secure not only the aircraft and the research and production facilities, but also the key German scientists and engineers. This Nazi technology would define the balance of power in the phony peace of the Cold War era, launching an arms race that shaped the modern world for decades to come. Using previously unpublished secret Air Ministry reports, and offering comprehensive photographs of the aircraft, research, and manufacturing facilities, this book tells the untold story of the British mission to Germany.

Operation Lusty

Author : Graham M Simons
ISBN : 9781473847385
Genre : History
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A fascinating overview of the Allies’ post-WWII program to gain access to advanced Nazi war machines and the technology they ultimately recovered. Prior to the Allied D-Day assault on Normandy, France, rumors had already been circulating that high-tech Nazi super-weapons (wunderwaffe) had reached or were near completion. At the war’s end, a mad scramble ensued to discover the enemy’s secrets, fueled in large part by a US desire to regain its technological edge and to keep these weapons out of Soviet hands. Operation LUSTY (LUftwaffe Secret TechnologY) was in full swing. In Operation LUSTY, aviation historian Graham M. Simons delivers a comprehensive and detailed history of the program while cataloging the advanced war equipment that was ultimately discovered—from U-boats, carriers, and battleships, to radar equipment and operating systems, to fighters, bombers, rockets, and other V-weapons. With access to previously unreleased documentation and wide-ranging archival materials, Simons distinguishes what was fact in the Nazi arsenal from what was pure fantasy, dreamed up by Joseph Goebbels’s powerful propaganda machine. Operation LUSTY sheds new light on the furious race for postwar technological superiority, and offers an insider’s look at the full spectrum of military spoils that were gained.

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Cross Cockade Journal

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ISBN : WISC:89066172214
Genre : World War, 1914-1918
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Armed Forces Journal International

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ISBN : UVA:X004215539
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New Statesman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007796175
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Diary Of World Events Being A Chronological Record Of The Second World War Photographically Reproduced From The American And Foreign Newspaper Dispatches As Reported Day By Day

Author : John Appleton Haven Hopkins
ISBN : UCAL:$B687758
Genre : History
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Newspaper Index Los Angeles Times

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