Focke-Wulf Ta 152: The Story of the Luftwaffe’s Late-War, by Dietmar Harmann

By Dietmar Harmann

From the time of its visual appeal in 1939 the Focke-Wulf Fw a hundred ninety used to be the most effective fighter airplane of the second one international conflict a masterpiece produced through leader dressmaker Kurt Tank. In 1943 he built a brand new fighter airplane in response to this profitable thought.

Show description

Read or Download Focke-Wulf Ta 152: The Story of the Luftwaffe’s Late-War, High-Altitude Fighter PDF

Best germany books

Saucers, Swastikas and Psyops: A History of A Breakaway Civilization: Hidden Aerospace Technologies and Psychological Operations

Oxford-educated historian Farrell maintains his best-selling booklet sequence on suppressed know-how, Nazi survival and the postwar psyops along with his new publication Saucers, Swastikas and Psyops. Farrell discusses SS Commando Otto Skorzeny; George Adamski; the alleged Hannebu and Vril craft of the 3rd Reich; The unusual Case of Dr.

German Heavy Field Artillery in World War II: 1934-1945 (Schiffer Military History)

German heavy artillery as used on all fronts and with quite a few sizes and features.

The new German cinema: music, history, and the matter of style

Whilst New German cinema administrators like R. W. Fassbinder, Ulrike Ottinger, and Werner Schroeter explored problems with identity--national, political, own, and sexual--music and picture type performed the most important roles. so much experiences of the prestigious movie flow, despite the fact that, have sidestepped the function of tune, a curious oversight given its significance to German tradition and kingdom formation.

Rick Steves' Germany 2011 with map

You could anticipate Rick Steves to inform you what you really want to understand whilst touring in Germany. This guidebook takes you from fairy-tale castles, alpine forests, and old fashioned villages to the lively Germany of this day. Get the main points on cruising the romantic Rhine or summiting the Zugspitze. Have a calming soak at a Black wooded area mineral spa or take an exciting summer time bobsled experience within the Bavarian Alps.

Extra info for Focke-Wulf Ta 152: The Story of the Luftwaffe’s Late-War, High-Altitude Fighter

Example text

I had never seen anything like it in Russia—the huge baths, the marble statues of naked women. ” It is the nature of every soldier in every war to focus overwhelmingly upon his own prospects of life and death, rather than to think much about distant battlefields. The men of the Red Army cared little for the doings of their allies, save that they were thankful for American trucks and canned meat. Among many other commodities, the United States supplied to the Soviet Union 500,000 vehicles, 35,000 radio sets, 380,000 field telephones and a million miles of signal wire.

Hardly a single one of the Soviet soldiers now pouring into eastern Europe had ever before set foot outside his own country. They were fascinated, and sometimes repelled, by a host of novelties. “Russians had a stereotype of Poland as a bourgeois capitalist state hostile to the Soviet Union,” writes a Russian historian. “I can’t say we liked Poland much,” wrote a Russian soldier. “We saw nothing noble there. Everything was bourgeois and commonplace. They looked at us in a very unfriendly way. ” Rus-sian soldiers were ordered to respect Polish property, yet few took heed.

S. Third Army reached the upper Moselle. Huge expanses of territory lay undefended by the Nazis. A few feeble divisions, supported by mere companies of tanks against the Anglo-American armoured legions, manned the enemy’s line. For a few halcyon days, Allied exhilaration and optimism were unbounded. Meanwhile in the east, the Soviet Operation Bagration boasted triumphs to match those of the Americans and British. Indeed, the Russians’ achievement was much greater, since they faced three German divisions for each one deployed in France.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 22 votes