Luftwaffe Crash Archive Vol. 11
Luftwaffe Crash Archive Vol. 11
Luftwaffe Crash Archive Vol. 11

Luftwaffe Crash Archive Vol. 11

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Luftwaffe Crash Archive Vol. 11

"1st January 1944 to 31st May 1944"
A Documentary History of Every Enemy Aircraft Brought Down Over the UK During the Second World War




Author:Nigel Parker
Language:English Language
Format:Softcover
Dimensions:8.4" x 11.75"
Pages:128 pages
Photos:Over 200 photos and five color profiles
Maps:3
Publisher:WingLeader
ISBN:9781906592394
Item No. 9781906592394



Researched over twenty years, this incredible body of work brings together details from the official RAF intelligence and interrogation reports, and combines them into a definitive guide to every enemy aircraft that came down over the UK during WWII. With over 200 photos in each volume, drawn from dozens of expert sources, this lavishly illustrated series is a must for any Luftwaffe enthusiast or indeed anyone with an interest in the Air-War 1939-1945.

Volume Eleven covers the first five months of 1944 and mainly deals with Operation Steinbock. Although there were fewer aircraft operating over the UK by this time, there were many exotic types involved such as the He177, Ju188, Me410, Do217K, Ju290, Ju88S etc This volume has the usual selection of original photos, colour profiles and specially commissioned maps to illustrate the aircraft involved and where they fell.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nigel’s interest in German aircraft was nurtured from an early age due to his father’s tales of growing up in wartime Birmingham and his collection of bits of aeroplanes, bits of shrapnel and incendiary bombs.He later become involved in the recovery of crashed aeroplanes and through this interest was ‘introduced to the joys of spending many happy hours in what was then The Public Records Office at Kew’.Now retired from his position in cryogenics at Oxford University, he swapped his quest for ‘Absolute Zero’ to committing his considerable knowledge of Luftwaffe operations over Britain to print.