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A History of 5./B.F.Gr. 196, 1./S.A.Gr. 128, and 10./Z.G. 1
5./B.F.Gr. 196, 1./S.A.Gr. 128 and 10./Z.G. 1 were three of the designations used by a small but successful Luftwaffe unit operating the FW 190 in 1943 and 1944. 5./B.F.Gr. 196 was formed in pre-war times, and primarily used the Ar 196 until March 1943, when it was recognised that a stronger German fighter presence was needed in the Brest area and over the Bay of Biscay.
Jul 12, 2020, 20:52
The Henschel Hs 129 in Tunisia
This article covers the service history of the Henschel Hs 129 aircraft in the Tunisian campaign, 1942/1943
Apr 23, 2020, 14:36
III./J.G. 2 with the Focke-Wulf FW 190
An article dealing with the service of the Focke-Wulf FW 190 with the III. Gruppe of Jagdgeschwader 2 in 1942
Aug 1, 2019, 15:26
Luftwaffe Anti-Partisan Operations in France
A little-known aspect of the air war of World War II was the Luftwaffe operations against the French Resistance in the aftermath of the Allied invasion. A bitter ground war was fought in central and southern France, with German air units also participating. A number of Luftwaffe units were involved, but the most important was Geschwader Bongart.
Apr 29, 2019, 21:44
A brief history of 14.(Jabo)/J.G. 5
A brief history of 14.(Jabo)/J.G. 5, including a summary of operations, a biography of Friedrich Wilhelm Strakeljahn, and a loss list.
Aug 20, 2018, 22:58
The 33rd Fighter Group in Tunisia and Algeria, December 1942 - January 1943
An article featuring statistics about the operations of the 33rd Fighter Group in Tunisia and Algeria between December 1942 and February 1943.
Apr 26, 2017, 23:38
Ju88 / 188, Junkers "Broken Eagles" 1945
A selection of Ju88 and 188 night fighter photos.
Mar 9, 2012, 12:50
Stürmbock! Converting Hasegawa’s 1/32 Focke-Wulf Fw190A-8
The 8th Air Force’s 445th Bomb Group had earned a reputation for it’s good bombing record and in the three months after the invasion of Normandy in June 1944, it led all other B-24 Liberator groups on accuracy ratings.
Mar 25, 2010, 21:58
Messerschmitt Me 110G photos
Three Me 110G photos, immediately post war. From the collection of Jack Stafford.
Mar 25, 2010, 12:10
Luftwaffe aircraft-type nomenclature
(1) Basic type designators: A space always appeared between the abbreviation for the manufacturer's name and the type number -- e.g., Ju 88 and Me 410 rather than Ju-88 and Me-410 ...
Mar 25, 2010, 11:36