Hunting Tito: A History of Nachtschlachtgruppe 7 in World War II

Hunting Tito: A History of Nachtschlachtgruppe 7 in World War II

By: Lovro Persen (author)Hardback

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For the first time, the history of one of the most significant and longest-lasting Luftwaffe combat units is presented. Operating against Tito and his partisans in Yugoslavia, Nachtschlachtgruppe 7, and its predecessor units Storkampfstaffel Kroatien and Sudost, fought an extraordinary war--one that was different from any other Nachtschlachtgruppe in existence on either the eastern or western fronts. The history of Nachtschlachtgruppe 7 is unbreakably cross-linked with its "sister" unit Nahaufklarungsstaffel Kroatien, who eventually became its 2.Staffel in Autumn 1943. Despite their obsolete equipment--flying the Hs 126, Do 17 and He 46--they fought courageously against Tito's forces until the end of the war.

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Lovro Persen is a Croatian who lives and works in Lyon, France. As a child he started aircraft modelling with his father. This led to research on aviation history with a special interest in the Croatian territory from its very beginning to 1945.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/08/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780764346323
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780764346323
  • weight: 808
  • ISBN10: 0764346326

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