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Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe, Generalfeldmarschall Hermann Goering
Jahrbuch der deutschen Luftwaffe 1940
Luftwaffe in Warschau 1939
1940 Year Book of the Nazi Air Force
This is a 6-¾ x 9-½ inch, 186 page linen hardcover edition of the Jahrbuch der deutschen Luftwaffe 1940 (Year Book of the Air Force) with its original dust jacket. The book has 116 photos, a foreword by Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe, Generalfeldmarschall Hermann Goering and was published by Major Dr. Eichelbaum for the Reichsluftfahrtministerium.
Condor Legion, Legion Condor
In the introduction, Major Dr. Eichelbaum looks back on the most important events the Luftwaffe participated in the pervious year: the participation of Stukas in the invasion of Poland, Luftwaffe raids over England, and the Condor Legion. Other Luftwaffe officers wrote chapters on the Flak Artillery of the Legion Condor, Attacks by the Ju88, Luftwaffe Traditions, Air Reconnaissance, Long Distance Flights to Libya, Kampfgeschwader Hindenburg, the Regiment General Göring, the Financial Aspect of a Career in the Luftwaffe, Luftwaffe paratroopers, Volunteers in the Luftwaffe, etc.
Jahrbuch der deutschen Luftwaffe 1940
Luftwaffe Flak
Photos show the Hitler visiting Luftwaffe troops in Warsaw, Nazi Air Minister Goering, Generalobert Milch and General der Flieger Kesselring in Poland, action shots from the air battle in September 1939, battle damage, Luftwaffe pilots and ground crews at work and at leisure, Legion Condor leaving Spain and their triumphant return to Berlin on 6 June 1939, Fallschirmjaeger parade in Berlin for Hitler's 50th birthday, Generalfeldmarschall Hermann Goering in Rome with Benito Mussolini, etc.

This Jahrbuch der deutschen Luftwaffe 1940 was printed by Verlag von Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig, and is complete and in very nice used condition. The original dust jacket is in used condition with scotch tape and has advertising for the 1940 edition of Das Jahrbuch des deutschen Heeres and Das Jahrbuch der deutschen Kriegsmarine on the back.

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This 1940 edition of the Year Book of the Nazi Air Force is for sale
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USM book #843
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