Luftwaffe im Focus No. 26

Luftwaffe im Focus No. 26

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Luftwaffe im Focus No. 26

Author:Axel Urbanke
Language(s):English & German text
Format:Soft cover
Dimensions:8" x 11"
Pages:56 pages
Photos:59 photos - thereof 8 in color, 2 color profiles, 2 colored maps
Publisher:Luftfahrt Verlag, Germany
Item No. LF LW-026

This series shows previously unpublished black-and-white and color photos of the German Luftwaffe during World War II; the photos were found exclusively in private archives and collections.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:

  • Training: Aircraft: Fighter Training in the Final Hours (JG 106 - 1945)
  • Aircraft in Focus: The Fw 200 Condor of KG 40 with the wave Mirror Camouflage Scheme
  • Unknown Emblems: The Smart Airbase Sign at Rovaniemi
  • Documents: The Fw 190 Handover Certificate Issued by 9./JG 11
  • Personal Emblems: Obergruppenführer Hausser's Fieseler Storch Communi- cations Aircraft
  • Photos with a Story: Combat Missions over the Kertsch Strait - Fates of I./KG 100 Crews
  • Scenery: Well Camouflaged in the Billefjord
  • Unusual: Plenty of Ammunition on Hand!
  • As well as photos photos of Do 217 J Nightfighter with Lichtenstein-Radar, Bf 110 of Lt. Beier 9./NJG 2, Ju 88 of KG 66 1945, Ju 188 of KG 2, Major Krupinski at JG 300 in 1945 and photos to more topics