reichsmarschall: “ A pilot sitting on the edge of the cockpit of his Messerschmitt Me 109 on an air base at the Channel coast. ”

reichsmarschall: “ A pilot sitting on the edge of the cockpit of his Messerschmitt Me 109 on an air base at the Channel coast.

A German MG-34 gunner, of the Luftwaffe, smokes a pipe at his lookout post. Russia, 1941.

A German gunner, of the Luftwaffe, smokes a pipe at his lookout post…

German air force bomber Heinkel He111 on mission. View from the cockpit, 1942.

German air force bomber Heinkel on mission. View from the cockpit, Luftwaffe

"Our Luftwaffe" propaganda poster  #propaganda #worldwar2

Nazi WWII Luftwaffe recruitment poster, "Unsere Luftwaffe" (Our Luftwaffe)

Erich Hartmann, German fighter pilot. He was the most successful fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare. Nicknamed the Blonde Knight and the Black Devil by his Soviet adversaries. He flew 1,404 combat missions, and participated in aerial combat on 825 separate occasions. He claimed, and was credited with, shooting down 352 Allied aircraft - 345 Soviet and 7 American.

Erich Alfred Hartmann, nicknamed "Bubi" by his comrades and "The Black Devil" by his Soviet adversaries, was a German fighter pilot during World War II and is the most successful fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare.

The evolution of the Nazi's war planes throughout World War 2. Germany had a solid air force.

The evolution of the Nazi's war planes throughout World War Germany had a solid air force.

German Luftwaffe Bf-109G-6 Messerschmitt.

Luftwaffe ground-crew ("black men") positioning a Bf 109 "Kanonenvogel" equipped with the Rüstsatz VI underwing gondola cannon kit. Note the slats on the leading edge of the port wing. JG France, autumn of

Bombs falling away from a Junkers Ju-87 Stuka dive-bomber. The photograph appears to have been taken from a following aircraft, 1940

JUN 12 1942 Under Stuka dive bomb attack in the desert The Stuka Ju 87 dive-bomber remained a feared weapon for as long as the Luftwaffe fighters could provide it with protection.

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