Luftwaffe im Focus No. 28

Luftwaffe im Focus No. 28

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Luftwaffe im Focus No. 28




Author:Axel Urbanke
Language(s):English & German text
Format:Soft cover
Dimensions:8" x 11"
Pages:50 pages
Photos:54 photos - 4 in color, 4 color profiles, 2 colored emblems, 2 colored maps
Publisher:Luftfahrt Verlag, Germany
ISBN:783941437395
Item No. LF LW-028



This series shows previously unpublished black-and-white and color photos of the German Luftwaffe during World War II; the photos were found exclusively in private archives and collections.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

  • Bombers: A Second Helping of the Special Weapons on the Ju 88s of KG 51
  • Unknown Emblems: The Ominous "Schleppgruppe 4"
  • Background: The Luftwaffe's X-Ray Stuka; The Luftwaffe Aviation Medicine Service's Investigations during Diving Flight
  • Fates: Missing During an Ice Reconnaissance Mission over the Gulf of Finland; The fate of a crew from Wekusta 1
  • Aircraft in Focus: Hptm. Hans von Hahn and his "Friedrich" with the Ring Camouflage; An unusual camouflage scheme on the aircraft of the Kommandeur of I./JG
  • Unusual: When It Comes to Camouflage, Anything Goes!
  • Photos with a Story: New Photos of the Ju 388
  • Color Photos: A Different General der Flieger Ritter von Greim
  • Tails: Fw. Karl Gratz, 8./JG 52 and 11./JG 2
  • Personal Emblems: The Much- Photographed Do 17 "Madrid"
  • Allied Fates Victim of the Raid on Berlin on April 29, 1944
  • Scenery: An Aircraft in the Middle of Town!
  • As well as photos of Do 217 of KG 40, Bf 109, Bf 110 nightfighter and seaplanes and photos to more topics ...