J-aircraft.com Book Review


Publisher: Bantam Books

Pages: 302

ISBN: 0-553-26726-4

Price: NA

Perhaps no other individual had the insight of Luftwaffe in WWII, better than Adolf Galland. He not only participated important campaigns of Luftwaffe in Spanish Civil War to The Battle of Britain but also rose the the rank of Inspector of Luftwaffe Fighter Arm which brought him close to the highest circles of The Third Reich.

In this book, not surprisingly, the air war over Europe is viewed from German point of view. However, Galland, fully aware of the strengths and weaknesses of Luftwaffe, gives objective look at the victories and defeats. Readers will witness The Battle of Britain from cockpit and Channel Dash from the operation room through Galland's eyes. Stories inside this book can easily put a Hollywood Script writer in shame and they were all real.
Perhaps more interesting is the arguments taken place with Hitler and Goering, for taking fateful decisions for Luftwaffe.

Highly recommended, no WWII aviation library will be complete without one. 

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