Luftwaffe Schlachtgruppen

Luftwaffe Schlachtgruppen cover

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One of the most important, and yet least publicised, components of the front-line Luftwaffe was the Schlacht, or ground attack, arm. This book details the Schlacht units who were in the thick of the fighting from the first day of the war until the last. They played a vital part in the heady successes of the early Blitzkrieg campaigns and went on to perform an equally essential role in the dark hours of last ditch defence and ultimate defeat. In between, they fought in all defensive battles: on the eastern front at Stalingrad, Kursk and Berlin; in the west, by night, over Normandy, the Ardennes and the Rhine.

Product details

Published Aug 20 2013
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 128
ISBN 9781472805539
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 124 b/w; 30 col
Series Aviation Elite Units
Short code AEU 13
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Illustrator

John Weal

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