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Fighters Over Russia : Luftwaffe at War Volume 1 - GRIEHL MANFRED

Fighters Over Russia

Luftwaffe at War Volume 1

Paperback Published: 20th November 1996
ISBN: 9781853672705
Number Of Pages: 72

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The air war over the critical Eastern Front is illustrated with 120 specially selected and informatively captioned photographs in this striking new book. Initial success in Russia during the summer of 1941 gave way to desperate days after Stalingrad and the failure of Germany's last major offensive in 1943. Subsequently the Luftwaffe was stripped of its newest fighters for the defense of the Reich and lost air superiority to the Red Air Force. Unusual scenes include bombed-out Russian aircraft abandoned during the initial German advance and the use of horses and oxen to haul supplies and even aircraft, as fuel became scarce toward the end of the war. Several pictures of aircraft operated by the Germans' Rumanian allies add to the full insight given by this book into the air war in the East.

ISBN: 9781853672705
ISBN-10: 185367270X
Series: Luftwaffe at War S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 72
Published: 20th November 1996
Publisher: GREENHILL BOOKS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 25.8  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.32