JG 54: A Photographic History of the Grunherzjager by Ekkehard Bob, Hannes Trautloft, Werner Held

By Ekkehard Bob, Hannes Trautloft, Werner Held

JG fifty four: A Photographic heritage of the Grunherzjager КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: JG fifty four: A Photographic background of the GrunherzjagerАвтор: Werner Held, Hannes Trautloft, Ekkehard BokИздательство: Schiffer PublishingISBN: 0887406904Год: 2004Страниц: 185Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 44.01МБЯзык: английскийIn 5 turbulent years the contributors of this hugely profitable Luftwaffe fighter unit constructed into this sort of close-knit staff that even now - virtually fifty years later - that bond nonetheless exists. This special picture historical past was once compiled with the aid of the air and flooring crews of JG fifty four. The four hundred+ pictures record the tale of the Grunherz-Geschwader from its formation within the spring of 1939 to the ultimate battles within the courland pocket within the spring of 1945. in the timespan lay the laborious years of operations in Poland, France, the Channel entrance, the Balkans, Russia, Finland and the protection of the Reich.Скачать: DepositfilesUploading Hotfile zero 1 2 three four five

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Much to my surprise, he drove me to a vacant field, 150 feet square, in the middle of the barracks area. It was lighted and lined with bleachers for lectures and demonstrations. He blithely said, "I want you to drop the tanks in the middle of this lot when I finish my lecture. " "Lieutenant," I exclaimed, "you must be out of your mind. I don't know if your lecture will be done well, but I know your students will be well done if I drop the napalm here. " He insisted that I was wrong because he was an ordnance officer and by definition knew more about it than I.

Only the rudder, which was exceptionally large, was hydraulically boosted. One feature concerned me, though. It had folding wings to facilitate parking on the crowded decks of aircraft carriers. Although it was supposed to be impossible to fold them in flight, I wanted an extra safeguard, so I had the crew chief wire the control handle securely in the extended position. Because turbulence increases, especially at low altitude, as the air heats up during the day, performance speed runs and timed climbs were made at first light.

60-caliber gun system. The armament lab, however, after studying the data, decided to cancel the test. The extensive modifications and further testing that would have been required were deemed unlikely to produce a new operational weapon before the war ended. I had been so busy since arriving at Eglin that I hadn't given much thought to the war. Although the war in Europe had ended, it was still raging in the Pacific. The B-29s from Tinian and Saipan, under Gen. Curtis E. LeMay's innovative leadership, had burned out many Japanese cities with incendiary bombs while Army and Navy fighters were attacking the coastal cities.

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