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Published by Delprado in Madrid .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Text by Jerry Scutts.

SeriesAircraft of the aces = -- men & legends -- 11, Aircraft of the aces -- 11.
ContributionsScutts, Jerry.
The Physical Object
Pagination61p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20486847M
ISBN 108483723239
OCLC/WorldCa224161817

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Complete with first-hand accounts and detailed colour illustrations, this book profiles the many variations of night fighters, and the men who made ace flying them. When the Luftwaffe entered World War 2, its nightfighter force was virtually nonexistent thanks to its leader, Reichmarschall Hermann Göring, who boasted that bombs would never fall on Germany. 70 rows  A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more . Consider this companion to German Night Fighter Aces of World War 2 (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 20). They have the color drawings, Aders goes into the history of an improvised defensive effort. Because at war's outbreak, the Luftwaffe considered itself an offensive daylight force, and /5(7). 67 rows  A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more .

  Here Is the Shocking Story of Nazi Germany's Greatest Fighter Ace. Erich Hartmann amassed a remarkable tally of aerial victories during World War II. 59 rows  This article lists (updated as of October ) of these aces. German day and night . A companion to Boiten's Nachtjagd: The Night Fighter Versus War over the Third Reich , this is a detailed album of the facilities, crewmen and planes of Germany's WW II night fighter force. Many pictures feature pilots during awards ceremonies, or posed in Reviews: 9. This is a list of World War II flying r aces in World War II had tremendously varying kill scores, affected as they were by many factors: the pilot's skill level, the performance of the airplane he flew and those he flew against, how long he served, his opportunity to meet the enemy in the air (Allied to Axis disproportion), whether he was the formation's leader or a wingman, the.

In the second volume of what I hope will become a much larger series, four German Experten from World War II give their stories. Three of them are very well-known: Erich Hartmann, Johannes Steinhoff and Gunther Rall. The fourth is Dieter Hrabak, a name some may recognize, but one which does not carry the fame of the other three/5(70). This is a soft cover used condition German Night Fighter Aces Of World War 2 Reference Book with a total of 64 pages. Contains Information and interesting artwork on the Luftwaffe's Night Fighter Aces Of WW2. This edition was published in Philip Kaplan This book examines the reality behind the myths of the legendary German fighter aces of World War II. It explains why only a small minority of pilots - those in whom the desire for combat overrode everything - accounted for so large a proportion of the victories. OSPREY AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES BOOK NO 11 GERMAN NIGHT FIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR 2 Used but generally in good condition. There may be the odd mark here and there as expected with used goods. Please check the pictures carefully for further details on the condition.