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Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot 1939-45

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Jagdflieger

Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot 1939-45

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Over the years much has been written about Luftwaffe aces, but this book seeks to examine the lives of the ordinary men who took to the skies. These men all shared the same “aggressive spirit, joy of action and the passion of a hunter.” Rich with fascinating first-hand accounts exploring every step of the fighter pilot's career from his enlistment and intensive training to his exploits in the Battle of Britain and on the Eastern Front, this book is an invaluable insight into the life of a Luftwaffe fighter pilot.

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Introduction · Chronology · Recruitment/Enlistment · Training · Appearance · Equipment · Conditions of Service · On Campaign · Belief and Belonging · Experience of Battle

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Published 10 Nov 2008
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781846031670
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 25 b/w; 33 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 122
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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