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Aces of the Luftwaffe : the Jagdflieger in the Second World War

Author: Peter Jacobs
Publisher: London : Frontline Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The air battles of the Second World War were fought ferociously and with extraordinaryskill and courage on both sides. The fighter pilots of the Luftwaffe, the Jagdflieger, in fact outscored their Allied counterparts by quite some margin and became the highest-scoring fighter pilots of all time. ... In the end, the vast efforts of the Luftwaffe to maintain the air war on so many fronts proved too much and few  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jacobs
ISBN: 9781848326897 1848326890
OCLC Number: 885008822
Description: xv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Fledgling days --
2. Blitzkrieg --
3. Battle for Britain --
4. Mediterranean and the Balkans, 1941 --
5. Invasion in the East: Barbarossa --
6. North Africa and the Mediterranean, 1941-1943 --
7. The tide turns in the East --
8. Air war at night --
9. Struggle in the East: Zitadelle --
10. America enters the fray --
11. Final defence of the Reich. Appendix 1: The highest-scoring experten --
Appendix 2: Highest-scoring experten by operational theatre --
Appendix 3: Highest-scoring experten at night --
Appendix 4: Recipients of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds --
Appendix 5: Recipients of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords --
Appendix 6: Equivalent ranks --
Appendix 7: Luftwaffe hierarchy.
Responsibility: Peter Jacobs.

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Captures the many campaigns fought by the Luftwaffe, identifying the tactics and techniques that secured many jagdfliegern their place in the history of air combat. Superbly illustrated.  Read more...

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