Jg26; Top Guns of the Luftwaffe

Jg26; Top Guns of the Luftwaffe

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by Donald L. Caldwell
     
 

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This is the story of the JG 26 pilots, or "Abbeville Kids." A microcosm of World War II exists in the rise and fall of this famous fighter wing--whose slashing attacks always seemed to come from the best position--from its founding during Hitler's military buildup, through its glory days in the first years of the war--when its bases in northen France were to…  See more details below

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This is the story of the JG 26 pilots, or "Abbeville Kids." A microcosm of World War II exists in the rise and fall of this famous fighter wing--whose slashing attacks always seemed to come from the best position--from its founding during Hitler's military buildup, through its glory days in the first years of the war--when its bases in northen France were to be avoided at all costs--right up to the grim, final hours of the Third Reich.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804110501
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/24/1993
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
4.22(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.03(d)

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