Bf 109 Defence of the Reich Aces by John Weal

By John Weal

This quantity tells the tale of the sunlight air battles over Germany during the eyes of the Bf 109 aces concerned. It strains the advance of the aerial defence of the Reich from its small beginnings to arguably the main savage and most expensive crusade within the historical past of aerial struggle. The Luftwaffe pilots clarify their strategies and relate their reviews - within the early days, expecting short-ranged Allied opponents to show again prior to attacking the bombers, the see-saw conflict for aerial supremacy that undefined, the appearance of the P-51 and its devastating influence, the turning out to be may possibly of the heavy bomber streams and the ultimate determined measures opposed to overwhelming odds. the tale is predominantly that of the Bf 109's fight to defeat the USA 8th Air strength, even supposing latterly either the 'mediums' of the united states 9th Air strength and the 'heavies' of RAF Bomber Command have been additionally energetic via day over Germany.

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