The last year of the Luftwaffe May 1944 to May 1945 by Price, Alfred.

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Published by Greenhill Books, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, PA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Europe.

Subjects:

  • Germany. Luftwaffe -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Arms and Armour Press, 1991.

Book details

StatementAlfred Price.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD787 .P67 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6795689M
ISBN 101853674400
LC Control Number00066097

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The swift rise of the Luftwaffe and its two decisive falls are reliably described here by John Killen, a British engineer with an abiding interest in aircraft.

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