224 pages - 1979 - Used, very good condition
Well - illustrated with over 500 photographs, this book is a dramatic pictorial history of the German day - fighter arm ( Luftwaffe ), from 1933 to 1945.
|Book cover finish
||Canvas finish, Bradel, Hardcover ( square back binding )
||Reprint, Slightly damaged dust jacket, Original edition ( O.E. or Or.E ), Bookmark, Stamp on the front free endpaper and the title page : L.E. FABRY Pharmacien, First published in German as Die deutsche Tagjagd in 1978 by Motorbuch Verlag
||Used, very good condition
|Number of pages
||22 x 25 x 3 cm
||Arms and Armour Press - Lionel Leventhal Limited
This book is a dramatic pictorial history of the German day - fighter arm from its clandestine beginnings in 1933 to its disbandment in 1945. Seen through the lens of German war photographers, it depicts the Luftwaffe in action in each theatre of war, including :
- The Spanish Civil War.
- The Polish Campaign.
- Battle of the German Bight.
- The " Phoney " War and the Battle of France.
- The Battle of Britain, including the " Blitz ".
- The " Channel Dash " of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau.
- North Africa and the Mediterranean.
- The Soviet Campaign.
- The defence of the Reich.
In order to put the photographs into perspective, every section begins with general background information relevant to the period.