Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18
Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18
Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18
Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18
Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18

Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18

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Luftwaffe im Focus No. 18

Author:Axel Urbanke
Language(s):English & German text
Format:Soft cover
Dimensions:8.5" x 11"
Pages:52 pages
Photos:601 B+W photos, plus 10 in color
Profiles:4 color profiles and 2 maps
Publisher:Luftfahrt Verlag, Germany
Item No. LF LW-018

This series shows previously unpublished black-and-white and color photos of the German Luftwaffe during World War II; the photos were found exclusively in private archives and collections. The pictures, printed in superior quality on strong high gloss paper provide an insight into all facets of the Luftwaffe, even into such areas that have played a subordinate role in book publications until now, such as reconnaissance planes, fighter planes and transport planes.

In addition, topics such as unknown insignia, equipment, technology, the crews? fates and photos with a history are addressed. Each edition deals with a special topic in text and pictures. The photos are provided with captions by a specialist team consisting exclusively of Luftwaffe experts, so that historically interested enthusiasts as well as model builders find highly interesting material.

The edition series "Luftwaffe im Focus" is intended to provide in the future a worldwide discussion platform for all people interested in the history of the Luftwaffe in World War II. All volumes contain German/English texts and belong on the bookshelves of each enthusiast who is interested in the German Luftwaffe and who wish to see more than the old well-known photos.

Featured in this issue:

  • Readerforum
  • Aircraft in Focus: Me 262 "black D" of 2./KG 51 in February 1945
  • Photos with a story: Of "Crabs", "Snakes" and "Dödeln" (The story of 3. Staffel JGr. 10 in 1945, Part 2)
  • Tail: Ship killer in the Arctic Sea - Lt. Hennemann 2./KG 26
  • Colour photos: The 1.500 mission of 3.(H)/Aufklärungsgruppe 31 in autumn 1942 near Stalingrad
  • Scenery: Flooding and mud on Russian airfields
  • Allied fate: Emergency landing in Bad Zwischenahn, kill of a B-17 on 26.11.1943
  • Unusual: Bullet damage with date!
  • as well as photos of Wekusta 76, Ar 234, night fighters during flight and much more ...