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By Martin Bowman

This is the tale of the air warfare over Western Europe, advised first hand via the yankee and German pilots and aircrew who took half. It spans the interval among 1942 and 1945 and covers the encounters among the audacious Luftwaffe fighter pilots and the fort and Liberator bomber crews of the yankee eighth Air Forces flying from East Anglia.

Many specified reviews are mentioned from either the evening and day bombing raids that have been hurled opposed to Hitler's battle desktop. What was once it prefer to fly in the course of the dense flak over the Ruhr and opposed to the German Experten and to be hit by means of laptop gun and cannon fireplace from Focke Wulf 190s and Bf 109s? How did such a lot of badly broken bombers have the capacity to fight again, opposed to all odds, to their East Anglian bases?

The writer has sought the reports of German fighter pilots, who clarify how they stalked their prey within the sky over the Reich and the way they pounced on their 4 engine sufferers from 12 o'clock excessive. This e-book includes vibrant money owed of a few of the main heroic activities within the heritage of air conflict and includes many formerly unpublished motion photographs.

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