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...
Luftstreitkräfte
The Deutsche Luftstreitkräfte ("German Air Force"), known before October 1916 as Die Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches ("Imperial German Flying Corps"), or simply Die Fliegertruppe, was the a...
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History of the Luftwaffe (1933-1945)
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...
History of the Luftwaffe (1933-1945) - Wikipedia
German Air Force
The German Air Force (in German: Luftwaffe ([ˈlʊftvafə]), the German-language generic term for air force) is the aerial warfare branch of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of Germany. With a strength o...
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Joseph Beuys
Joseph Beuys ([ˈjoːzɛf ˈbɔʏs]; 12 May 1921 – 23 January 1986) was a German Fluxus, happening and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist and pedagog...
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Luftwaffe serviceable aircraft strengths (1940–45)
The following table summarizes the operational strength of the German air force, or Luftwaffe, by general category of aircraft. The period covered is World War II from 1940 to 1945, starting at the ti...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
Johannes Richter
Johannes Richter (20 September 1917 – 24 April 2008) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel in the Luftwaffe during World War II and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cro...
German and Allied order of battle for Unternehmen Bodenplatte
andUnternehmen Bodenplatte (English: Operation Baseplate or Operation Ground Plate), launched on 1 January 1945, was an attempt by the Luftwaffe to cripple Allied air forces in the Low Countries...
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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...
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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.
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