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...
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...
Rheine-Bentlage Air Base
Rheine-Bentlage Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Rheine-Bentlage, IATA: ZPQ, ICAO: ETHE) is located near the village of Bentlage, 2 km northwest of the city of Rheine, North Rhine-Westphalia, Ge...
Anti-Aircraft Flak Battle Badge
Anti-Aircraft Flak Battle Badge (German: Flak-Kampfabzeichen der Luftwaffe) was a World War II German military decoration instituted on 10 January 1941 by the Commander in Chief of the Luftwaffe ...
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...
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...
Fritzlar Air Base
Fritzlar Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Fritzlar, IATA: FRZ, ICAO: ETHF) is a military air field of the German Army Aviation Corps. It is located near the town of Fritzlar in northern Hesse, German...
Bomber B
Bomber B was a German military aircraft design competition organised just before the start of World War II to develop a second-generation high-speed bomber. The new designs would be a direct successor...
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...
History of the German Army Aviation Corps
The history of the German Army Aviation Corps goes back to the time when the German Wehrmacht first began to develop helicopters.The first helicopter flight in Germany took place on 26 June 1936 with ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
List of rocket experiments on Zingst

During the Cold War, when the area was part of East Germany, the eastern part of the Zingst peninsula on the German Baltic Sea coast in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania was a restricted military are...
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...
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.
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...
Roth Air Base
Roth Air Base (German: Heeresflugplatz Roth, ICAO: ETHR) is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the city of Roth in Bavaria, Germany.Planning for a base for the nascent Luftwaffe near Roth sta...