The Horten 229 V3 “Flying Wing” 48 Images - Have You Seen All Of These Before??
n 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 (‘aitch-oh-two-two-nine’) promised spectacular performance and the German air force (Luftwaffe) chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-million Reic...
Luftwaffe
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II. After the German Empire's World War I-era army air force, the Luftstreitkräfte, and the Imperial German Navy na...
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The Horten 229 V3 “Flying Wing” 48 Images - Have You Seen All Of These Before??
n 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 (‘aitch-oh-two-two-nine’) promised spectacular performance and the German air force (Luftwaffe) chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-million Reic...
Organization of the Luftwaffe (1933–45)
Between 1933 and 1945, the organization of the Luftwaffe underwent several changes. Originally, the German military high command, for their air warfare forces, decided to use an organizational structu...
Organization of the Luftwaffe (1933–45) - Wikipedia
Schnellbomber
A Schnellbomber (German; literally "fast bomber") is a high-speed bomber. The concept developed in the 1930s when it was believed that a very fast bomber could simply outrun its enemies. Omitting defe...
Schnellbomber - Wikipedia
List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients of the Fallschirmjäger
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest award in the military of the Third Reich. Recipients are grouped by grades of the Knig...
Militärhistorisches Museum Flugplatz Berlin-Gatow
The Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr - Flugplatz Berlin-Gatow (Bundeswehr Museum of Military History - Berlin-Gatow Airfield; formally known as Luftwaffenmuseum der Bundeswehr), is the Berli...
Militärhistorisches Museum Flugplatz Berlin-Gatow - Wikipedia
Kammhuber Line
The Kammhuber Line was the Allied name given to the German night air defense system established in July 1940 by Colonel Josef Kammhuber. It consisted of a series of control sectors equipped with radar...
Kammhuber Line - Wikipedia
Weserflug WP 1003
The Weserflug WP 1003, was a two-man German aircraft designed in 1938 by Weserflug. The aim of the project was to construct a military tilt rotor aircraft with VTOL characteristics for use in World Wa...
Niederstetten Air Base
Niederstetten Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Niederstetten, ICAO: ETHN) is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of the city of Niederstetten in Northern Baden-Württemberg, Germany.In 1936 constr...
Niederstetten Air Base - Wikipedia
Oberkommando der Luftwaffe
The Oberkommando der Luftwaffe (OKL) was the air force High Command of the Third Reich.
Luftwaffe was organized in a large and diverse structure led by Reich minister (German: Reichsminister) ...
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Kommando LSK/LV
The Kommando Luftstreitkräfte/Luftverteidigung (Kdo LSK/LV) was the Air Force Staff - and simultaneously the Air Force Command of the National People's Army (NPA) Air Force of the former German Democr...
Kommando LSK/LV - Wikipedia
Celle Air Base
Celle Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Celle, IATA: ZCN, ICAO: ETHC) is a military airbase of the German Army. The airfield is situated southwest of the city of Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany. It was o...
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Hôtel de Pontalba
Hôtel de Pontalba is a French mansion located at 41 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. It is the official residence of the United States Ambassador to France.
Hôtel de Pontalba - Wikipedia
Zahme Sau
Zahme Sau (German: tame boar) was a night fighter intercept tactic introduced by the German Luftwaffe in 1943 and conceived by Viktor von Loßberg. At the indication of a forthcoming raid, the fighters...
Faßberg Air Base
Faßberg Air Base (German: 'Heeresflugplatz Faßberg') (ICAO: ETHS) is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northeast of the municipality of Faßberg, Lower Saxony, Germany. The air base is jointly use...
Faßberg Air Base - Wikipedia
Angriffsführer England
Angriffsführer England (Attack Leader England) was a Luftwaffe combat unit created in April 1943 in Le Coudray. The Stab was directly subordinated to the Oberkommando der Luftwaffe. The unit was integ...
Stab (Luftwaffe designation)
During World War II, the suffix Stab (Staff) was used in the German Luftwaffe (air force) to designate a headquarters unit. This applied to subordinate units in each Gruppe or Geschwader — the e...
Military Ranks of the Luftwaffe (1935–45)
The ranks of the Luftwaffe were similar to other branches of the Wehrmacht.