German Jet Aces of World War 2 cover
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The Third Reich's last ditch efforts to sweep the massed Allied bomber formations from the skies of Germany centred around the new crop of jet 'wonder weapons' that were issued to the Jagdwaffe from mid-1944 onwards. Far in advance of anything the Allies had even in the experimental phase, types like the Me 262, He 162, Me 163 and the Ar 234 could perform their combat sorties with relative impunity. However, paucity in numbers and unreliable jet engines eventually cancelled out any technological edge that these aircraft offered.

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Heinkel v Messerschmitt/Kommandos; Bombers and Trainers · JG 7/The Main Protagonist/The Final Effort/Other Units, Other Types/Appendices

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Published 15 Jan 1998
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781855326347
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Aircraft of the Aces
Short code ACE 17
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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