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By Manfred Griehl

Late in 1938, the German army ultimate Command commissioned a document into the wrestle effectiveness of its airborne divisions. because of its findings, the German excessive Command instigated an enormous development application for planes with a in particular maritime function: carrier-borne, reconnaissance, mine laying and most significantly, long-range devices have been all built.

In this quantity of the exceptional Luftwaffe at battle sequence, Manfred Griehl showcases a photo-history of the improvement of the Kriegsmarine airborne potential from the early Condor missions to the advent of Me 262 A-1a jet opponents in 1944.

More than 100 hardly ever obvious photos illustrate the slow turning of the tide opposed to Germany within the battle for the skies over the Atlantic: because the German warfare laptop struggled to compare call for for airplane, so the pilots trying to keep watch over the most important offer routes struggled to compete with mounting allied technical and numerical superiority.

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