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In 'Luftwaffe Special Weapons 1942–45', leading Luftwaffe historian Robert Forsyth examines the many different types of weapons that comprised the Luftwaffe's increasingly potent arsenal during the second half of the war. On the blog today, Robert recounts how this fantastic new title came about.Continue Reading
The Battle of Britain was the successful defence of Great Britain against a series of destructive air raids by the Luftwaffe from 10 July through September 1940. The outcome of the Battle was a decisive victory for the British, the first time the Germans had faced defeat in World War II. To mark the anniversary, on the blog today, we are sharing a selection of images taken from the groundbreaking new book 'To Defeat the Few: The Luftwaffe’s campaign to destroy RAF Fighter Command, August–September 1940' by Douglas C. Dildy and Paul F. Crickmore.Continue Reading
The Battle of Britain was the successful defence of Great Britain against a series of destructive air raids by the Luftwaffe from 10 July through September 1940. The outcome of the Battle was a decisive victory for the British, the first time the Germans had faced defeat in World War II. To mark the anniversary, on the blog today, we are sharing an extract taken from the groundbreaking new book 'To Defeat the Few: The Luftwaffe’s campaign to destroy RAF Fighter Command, August–September 1940' by Douglas C. Dildy and Paul F. Crickmore.Continue Reading

To Defeat the Few

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On the blog today, Paul F. Crickmore, co-author with Douglas C. Dildy looks at how their fascinating title, To Defeat the Few, came about and outlines some of their discoveries and insights.Continue Reading
For the 75th anniversary of Battle of Britain day we decided that we wanted to offer you something special...Continue Reading

Aircraft of the Battle of Britain

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Today marks the 75th anniversary of one of the greatest aerial battles in history. On 15 September 1940 the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack, believing that RAF Fighter Command was on its last legs. Albert Kesselring had amassed all that Luftflotte 2 had to offer, but claims that the British were down to their last 50 Spitfires had been grossly exaggerated...Continue Reading

75th Anniversary of The Blitz

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Rather than a Sunday Photo post we decided to mark the 75th anniversary of the start of the Blitz with a selection of photographs showing the results of Nazi Germany’s bombing campaign of London and other English cities...Continue Reading

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