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Title:
Jane's battles with the Luftwaffe
Author:
Boiten, Theo.
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Publication Information:
London : HarperCollins, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780007113637
Format :
Book

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Central Library D786 .B57 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This collection and analysis of first-hand accounts from World War 11 veteran aircrew offers a fresh look at the day air war that raged over Europe from 1942 to 1945. it retraces not only the course of events of the war years as experienced by both Allied and Axis pilots, but also offers vivid descriptions of weaponry, aircraft and tactical developments during the extensive bombing campaign against Germany.

Richly illustrated with some 300 photographs, many of which previously unpublished, Battles with the Luftwaffe is a fascinating account of the realities of air-combat during World War II.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Round the Clock Bombing Beginsp. 8
Chapter 2 Gaining Momentump. 22
Chapter 3 Blitz Week and Beyondp. 48
Chapter 4 Reichsverteidigungp. 74
Chapter 5 Strategic Warp. 98
Chapter 6 Oil and Invasion Feverp. 134
Chapter 7 Bloody Battlesp. 168
Chapter 8 Gotterdammerungp. 198

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