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Product Description: Seeing action on every front of the war, the aces of the Junkers Ju 88 were some of the most valuable pilots in the Luftwaffe. Although designed as a fast medium bomber, the Ju 88's highly versatile design meant that it was also used as a heavy day and night fighter...read more

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9781472808400 | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Seeing action on every front of the war, the aces of the Junkers Ju 88 were some of the most valuable pilots in the Luftwaffe.

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Product Description: Once Nazi Germany had conquered Norway in 1940, just a handful of Gruppen flying the Bf 109 and Bf 110 fighters was able to shatter all opposition and dominate the air in the Arctic Circle. Yet as the dual threat of the Royal Air Force and the Red Air Force grew, the Luftwaffe was forced to increase its fighter presence to full Geschwader strength with the formation of JG 5 Eismeer (Ice-Sea) in early 1942...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781782007982 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Once Nazi Germany had conquered Norway in 1940, just a handful of Gruppen flying the Bf 109 and Bf 110 fighters was able to shatter all opposition and dominate the air in the Arctic Circle.

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Product Description: Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air force's feared enemy in the far north. Awarded the Knights Cross in April 1944 he claimed his 100th kill in June of that year, then barely 48 hours later shot down 12 aircraft in one day, a record never achieved by any other Arctic Sea pilot...read more
By Walter Schuck and John Weal (trans)

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9780859791861 | Rei tra edition (Crecy Pub, September 15, 2015), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Luftwaffe pilot Walter Schuck flew the Me109 in the Arctic Sea fighter squadrons becoming the Russian air force's feared enemy in the far north.

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Product Description: In Me-109s and FW-190s from the Battle of Britain to Stalingrad, Kursk, Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and Berlin, German aces from Jagdgeschwader 3 racked up a stunning aerial record.Jagdgeschwader 3 may not have the same immediate resonance as some of the more famous Luftwaffe fighter units, such Jagdgeschwader 2 'Richthofen', but it is arguably the archetypal German fighter formation of World War 2...read more

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9781780962986 | Osprey Pub Co, November 19, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In Me-109s and FW-190s from the Battle of Britain to Stalingrad, Kursk, Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and Berlin, German aces from Jagdgeschwader 3 racked up a stunning aerial record.

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Product Description: The twin-engined He 111 was the mainstay of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm at the start of World War 2. This second volume aims to chronicle its history facing a new enemy - the Soviet Union. The Ju 87 Stuka dive-bomber combined with it to provide the aerial striking power for all the early Blitzkrieg campaigns...read more

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9781780963075 | Osprey Pub Co, July 23, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The twin-engined He 111 was the mainstay of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm at the start of World War 2.

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Product Description: After recounting his early days as a naval cadet, including a voyage to the Far East aboard the cruiser Köln, and as the navigator/observer of the floatplane carried by the pocket battleship Admiral Scheer during the Spanish Civil War, the author describes his flying training as a Stuka pilot...read more
By John Weal (trans)

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9781848326644 | Frontline Books, September 30, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: After recounting his early days as a naval cadet, including a voyage to the Far East aboard the cruiser Köln, and as the navigator/observer of the floatplane carried by the pocket battleship Admiral Scheer during the Spanish Civil War, the author describes his flying training as a Stuka pilot.

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Product Description: Originally designed in the mid-1930s as a fast airliner that could be easily adapted for the bombing role, the He 111 first saw action in Spain with the Legion Condor during the civil war. By the time Germany invaded Poland, more than 700 were in service with the Luftwaffe's Kampfgeschwadern, and they were used with devastating effect during the fall of Poland and France...read more

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9781849086707 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Originally designed in the mid-1930s as a fast airliner that could be easily adapted for the bombing role, the He 111 first saw action in Spain with the Legion Condor during the civil war.

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Product Description: This title is the natural conclusion to the collection of titles chronicling the exploits of the fighter pilots of the German Luftwaffe of World War 2 that has been part of - and contributed in some small measure to the success of - Osprey's long running Aircraft of the Aces series...read more

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9781846034824 | Osprey Pub Co, February 15, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This title is the natural conclusion to the collection of titles chronicling the exploits of the fighter pilots of the German Luftwaffe of World War 2 that has been part of - and contributed in some small measure to the success of - Osprey's long running Aircraft of the Aces series.

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Product Description: Within weeks of war being declared, Wolfgang Fischer had volunteered to join the Luftwaffe and spent nearly five of the succeeding six years of hostilities in uniform. During this time he was given a succession of postings varying from a long-range recce unit; as a decoder in a met office in occupied France; to a bomber squadron; and as a flying instructor, before joining a squadron of the famous Richthofen Geschwader in Italy, from where he was shot down in his FW 190 by Mustangs en route to Normandy...read more

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9781906502836 | Grub Street the Basement, November 16, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Within weeks of war being declared, Wolfgang Fischer had volunteered to join the Luftwaffe and spent nearly five of the succeeding six years of hostilities in uniform.

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Product Description: This volume follows the Luftwaffe's twin-engined Wunderbomber southwards to describe its deployment in North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater during World War II (1939-1945), from the Straits of Gibraltar in the west, via the beleaguered island of Malta, to the Aegean and the Suez Canal in the east...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781846033186 | Osprey Pub Co, October 20, 2009, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This volume follows the Luftwaffe's twin-engined Wunderbomber southwards to describe its deployment in North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater during World War II (1939-1945), from the Straits of Gibraltar in the west, via the beleaguered island of Malta, to the Aegean and the Suez Canal in the east.

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Product Description: Completing Osprey's triliogy on the Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader this new volume focuses on activities on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945). Comprising the main punch of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm during the initial invasion of the Soviet Union, the Ju 88 participated in a number of early strategic bomber raids on Moscow before assuming responsibility for supporting the Wehrmacht's ground forces in the field...read more

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9781846034190 | Osprey Pub Co, November 23, 2010, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Completing Osprey's triliogy on the Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader this new volume focuses on activities on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945).

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9781846032042 | Osprey Pub Co, December 18, 2007, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: The four-year long Eastern Front campaign fought between Germany and the Soviet Union produced not only the greatest number of aces, but also the highest individual and unit scores ever recorded in the history of aerial warfare. An ideal complement to its bestselling predecessor, this fully illustrated volume covers the Luftwaffe fighter pilots credited with scores of between 50 and 100; every single one of them amassing a greater number of victories than the highest and most celebrated of any British or American World War II ace...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781846031779 | Osprey Pub Co, April 24, 2007, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The four-year long Eastern Front campaign fought between Germany and the Soviet Union produced not only the greatest number of aces, but also the highest individual and unit scores ever recorded in the history of aerial warfare.

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Product Description: One of the "top picks for specialized military holdings" - California BookwatchJG 51 is one of the Luftwaffe's top wartime fighter units whose story has never been told in English. The unit's history encapsulates the fortunes of the Luftwaffe's fighter arm as a whole: the heady successes of the early months, the steady attrition and the growing strength of the opposition during the mid-war years, and the final chaos and collapse of the last days...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781846030451 | Osprey Pub Co, October 31, 2006, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: One of the "top picks for specialized military holdings" - California BookwatchJG 51 is one of the Luftwaffe's top wartime fighter units whose story has never been told in English.

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Product Description: This volume tells the story of the daylight air battles over Germany through the eyes of the Bf 109 aces involved. It traces the development of the aerial defence of the Reich from its small beginnings to arguably the most savage and costliest campaign in the history of aerial warfare...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781841768793 | Osprey Pub Co, February 28, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This volume tells the story of the daylight air battles over Germany through the eyes of the Bf 109 aces involved.

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Product Description: The 'storm troopers' of the Luftwaffe, the elite Strumgruppen units comprised the most heavily armed and armoured fighter interceptors ever produced by the Germans. Their role was to smash like a mighty fist through the massed ranks of USAAF daylight bombers...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781841769080 | Osprey Pub Co, October 11, 2005, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The 'storm troopers' of the Luftwaffe, the elite Strumgruppen units comprised the most heavily armed and armoured fighter interceptors ever produced by the Germans.

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Product Description: Jagdgeschwader 52 (JG 52) was the most successful and highest-scoring fighter unit, not just in Germany's World War 2 Luftwaffe, but in the entire annals of aviation history. No other fighter group has ever come close to matching its staggering total of around 9000 enemy aircraft shot down in combat...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781841767864 | Osprey Pub Co, August 1, 2004, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Jagdgeschwader 52 (JG 52) was the most successful and highest-scoring fighter unit, not just in Germany's World War 2 Luftwaffe, but in the entire annals of aviation history.

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Product Description: One of the most important, and yet least publicised, components of the front-line Luftwaffe was the Schlacht, or ground attack, arm. This book details the Schlacht units who were in the thick of the fighting from the first day of the war until the last...read more
By John Weal (illustrator)

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9781841766089 | Osprey Pub Co, December 1, 2003, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: One of the most important, and yet least publicised, components of the front-line Luftwaffe was the Schlacht, or ground attack, arm.

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Product Description: The Hurricane saw widespread action with Allied forces, as the RAF's first monoplane fighter. This book describes its many feats throughout 1945. It served as a fighter-bomber on the Channel Front, where the American Eagles and Polish units were amongst the Fighter Command squadrons flying the Hurricane, and where some of its highest-scoring aces operated...read more
By Andrew Thomas and John Weal (illustrator)

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9781841766102 | Osprey Pub Co, December 1, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The Hurricane saw widespread action with Allied forces, as the RAF's first monoplane fighter.
9780072121179, titled "Maximizing Office 2000" | McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, May 1, 2000, cover price $39.99 | also contains Maximizing Office 2000

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Product Description: Synonymous with the Afrika Korps and the campaign in North Africa, JG 27 provided Rommel's army with fighter protection for virtually the whole 'roller coaster ride that was the war in the Western Desert from 1941-43. Formed in Germany on 1 October 1939 (with Adolf Galland as CO of I...read more

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9781841765389 | Osprey Pub Co, July 1, 2003, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Synonymous with the Afrika Korps and the campaign in North Africa, JG 27 provided Rommel's army with fighter protection for virtually the whole 'roller coaster ride that was the war in the Western Desert from 1941-43.

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Product Description: Initially flying Italian-supplied Fiat G.50s, the Croat forces suffered heavy losses during 1942 whilst flying alongside JG 52 in the southern sector of the Russian front. Despite this, a significant number of kills fell to future aces such as Cvitan Galic and Mato Dubovak during this time, and when the units re-equipped with Bf 109G-10s in 1943, battle-seasoned Croat pilots started to rack up impressive scores...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Boris Ciglic and John Weal (illustrator)

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9781841764351 | Osprey Pub Co, November 1, 2002, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Initially flying Italian-supplied Fiat G.

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Product Description: Luftwaffe pilots of the Russian Front were the highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict in history. This book traces the careers of the pilots who flew the Fw 190 and the Bf 109 in the skies over Russia, and reveals how they achieved their remarkable successes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841766201 | Osprey Pub Co, September 1, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Luftwaffe pilots of the Russian Front were the highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict in history.

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Product Description: One of the most successful of the high-scoring Luftwaffe Jagdgeschwader during World War 2, JG 54 'Grünherz' (Green Hearts) was formed from three disparate fighter 'Gruppen' immediately prior to the Battle of Britain. Having enjoyed immediate success over the Channel and South-east England during the summer of 1940, the unit was transferred to the Eastern Front in the spring of 1941 in preparation for Operation Barbarossa - the German invasion of the Soviet Union...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841762869 | Osprey Pub Co, December 1, 2001, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: One of the most successful of the high-scoring Luftwaffe Jagdgeschwader during World War 2, JG 54 'Grünherz' (Green Hearts) was formed from three disparate fighter 'Gruppen' immediately prior to the Battle of Britain.

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Product Description: The highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict were the Luftwaffe pilots involved in the bloody combats on the Russian Front. The most common fighter used by these pilots was the Bf 109, which was involved in the action from Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, through to the doomed Defence of the Reich in 1945...read more

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9781841760841 | Osprey Pub Co, May 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict were the Luftwaffe pilots involved in the bloody combats on the Russian Front.

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Product Description: Tracing its roots to Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen's 'Flying Circus' of WWI, the Jagdgeschwader 'Richthofen' is arguably the most famous fighter unit of all time. Designated JG 1 during the Great War, then disbanded following defeat, the Jagdgeschwader reformed as JG 132...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841760469 | Osprey Pub Co, August 1, 2000, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Tracing its roots to Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen's 'Flying Circus' of WWI, the Jagdgeschwader 'Richthofen' is arguably the most famous fighter unit of all time.

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