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Arrival of Eagles: Luftwaffe Landings in Britain 1939-1945.

Author: Andy Saunders
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, LLC 2014.
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During World War Two a great many Luftwaffe aircraft arrived on the ground in the UK or its coastal waters, but, as with Rudolf Hess, not all of them through 'conventional' combat circumstances. Some had got lost, others were brought by defectors; some were lured through electronic countermeasures by the RAF, others brought down in unusual combat circumstances. All manner of types appeared - He111, Go145, Me110,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Saunders, Andy.
Arrival of Eagles : Luftwaffe Landings in Britain 1939-1945.
Havertown : Grub Street Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Saunders
ISBN: 9781909808393 1909808393
OCLC Number: 898176655
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Foreword; Chapter 1 First Eagle Down; Chapter 2 On the Run; Chapter 3 The Lost Post; Chapter 4 Rooftop Pursuit; Chapter 5 The Battle of Graveney Marshes; Chapter 6 An Edelweiss in the Clover; Chapter 7 'Bale Out!'; Chapter 8 The Strange Case of Albert Horn; Chapter 9 Turncoat Messerschmitt; Chapter 10 To Get a Butcher Bird; Chapter 11 Caught in the Meacon's Trap; Chapter 12 Thieves, Defectors and Others; Chapter 13 The Grey War; Chapter 14 For You, the War is Over; Chapter 15 A Miscellany of Eagles; Chapter 16 Kidnap Hitler!; Appendices. I List of Luftwaffe Arrivals in Britain Test Flown for the RAFII RAF Air Intelligence (Departments A.I.1(g) and A.I.1(k)); III Specimen RAF Intelligence Reports from A.I.1(g) and A.I.1(k); IV RAF A.D.I.1(k) Intelligence Report on Junkers 188, Exbury, 18 April 1944; V Interrogation of German Air Force Prisoners; VI Royal Aircraft Establishment; VII Air Fighting Development Unit; VIII 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight; IX RAE Farnborough; Technical Reports (extracts) on Focke Wulf 109 Aircraft; Bibliography; Index.

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During World War Two a great many Luftwaffe aircraft arrived on the ground in the UK or its coastal waters, but, as with Rudolf Hess, not all of them through 'conventional' combat circumstances.  Read more...

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