This book contains fascinating superb quality images from national archives, many of which have not been published before.' As well as featuring 'portraits' of many Luftwaffe aircraft types, including less well-known models, the book contains many images of Luftwaffe personnel.' Luftwaffe leaders, unit commanders, pilots and ground personnel are all included.' Detailed captions describe the subjects and place them in their historical context."German air force operations in North Africa and Russia are also covered as well as Europe, the Battle of Britain and the Battle of the Atlantic.'Detailed aircraft interiors and close ups of uniforms and flying kit make this book a valuable reference guide for historians and modellers alike.'
Francis Crosby is Head of Marketing at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford and has had access to the enormous photographic library situated there. He has written much literature for the IWM and also Fighter Aircraft published by Lorenz.