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7 edition of The Luftwaffe found in the catalog.

The Luftwaffe

creating the operational air war, 1918-1940

by James S. Corum

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Germany. Luftwaffe -- History.,
    • Maneuver warfare -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Air power -- Germany -- History.,
    • Aeronautics, Military -- Germany -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames S. Corum.
      SeriesModern war studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG635.G3 C68 1997
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationix, 378 p.
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL661497M
      ISBN 100700608362
      LC Control Number97006943

      The Awards of the Luftwaffe, by Antonio Scapini, gives an invaluable overview of the decorations a member of the Luftwaffe could receive between and In the usual format of the "The Awards of-Series" by B&D Publishing, history, regulations, award criteria, manufacturers, and documents are listed, supported by contemporary photos. The book will be an important tool for the novice as. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital laikipiatourism.com projects include the Wayback Machine, laikipiatourism.com and laikipiatourism.com

      -- Fully revised and greatly extended from the original Luftwaffe Handbook This is the reference book that anyone interested in World War II aviation should have on hand. This single volume presents a remarkable range of data, from the organization of the Luftwaffe High Command to details of unit identification markings on aircraft. Dec 01,  · This is the story of Hanns Scharff the master interrogator of the Luftwaffe who questioned captured American fighter pilots of the USAAF Eighth and Ninth Air Forces in World War II. This Intelligence Officer gained the reputation as the man who could magically get all the answers he needed from the prisoners of laikipiatourism.com:

      Apr 23,  · A good book if you can find it is Luftwaffe Air Diaries by Cajus Bekker. It was first published in in the German language under the title Angriffshöhe and translated into English in and published by MacDonald & Company Ltd. The book is an overview of the history of the Luftwaffe from the invasion of Poland on, and covers all major operations on all fronts. Get this from a library! The Luftwaffe. [Time-Life Books.;] -- Text and illustrations provide a history and description of the World War II German Air Force.


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May 07,  · "The Luftwaffe: A Study in Air Power" by E. Hooton offers a concise, detailed, The Luftwaffe book solid overview of Luftwaffe operations from the German air force's birth in to its demise in The book is very detailed, being chock full of statistics with several tables and some photographs/5(3).

Killen does trace the history of the Luftwaffe during World War I and the s and early s, when far-sighted Germans worked in secrecy to rebuild Germany's air force following the strict terms of the Treaty of Versailles, but the bulk of this book is taken up by the events of World War II, and rightly so, for the Luftwaffe's history is largely defined by its conduct during World War II.4/5(10).

The Luftwaffe book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. John Killen's exhaustive work is a study of German air power between an /5(18). Bearing in mind that, like any Time Life book, this is basically a glossy introduction to a subject with some really great photos, this was a solid read.

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Book Description: Shrouded in secrecy and intrigue during its lifetime and myth and legend since its dissolution, the KG still remains one of the most fascinating units of the Luftwaffe. Delivering spies while flying captured Allied aircraft, clandestine reconnaissance missions over land and sea, testing new weapons such as the 'Mistel' composite bomber and the piloted V-1, and extremely long-range liaison flights.

Luftwaffe was once a sacred symbol to me that dignified discipline, courage, honor, integrity and brilliance of the well-known German pilots, such as Erich Hartmann.

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If there is any interest for books that are not on the list, but you think they deserve a place on it, please send me an e-mail and we'll include another category of titles. The following table summarizes the operational strength of the German air force, or Luftwaffe, by general category of aircraft.

The period covered is World War II from tostarting at the time of the Battle of Britain. The Luftwaffe Data Book.

Greenhill Books. This book covers the history and development of the German air force from towith descriptions and illustrations of almost all of the Luftwaffe’s airplanes, including fighters, jet fighters, dive-bombers, ground attackers, medium and heavy bombers, jet bombers, seaplanes, flying boats and carrier planes, transport and gliders, reconnaissance and training aircrafts, helicopters, and many futuristic.

At the end of World War I, the German military machine lay devastated, forbidden any attempt to rebuild. But by the dawn of World War II, its army and air forces had both been rejuvenated to sufficient vigor to conquer most of Europe.

As James Corum shows, the Luftwaffe's dramatic resurrection underscored the remarkable success of Germany's visionary interwar planning. The Luftwaffe[N 2] was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

Germany's military air arms during World War I, the Luftstreitkräfte of the Army and the Marine-Fliegerabteilung of the Navy had been disbanded in May as a result of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles which stated that Germany was forbidden to have any air force.

During the Allegiance: Adolf Hitler. Based on the Luftwaffe Handbooklong out of print, it has been fully revised and extended to almost double the original length by aviation historian Alfred Price.

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