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The Luftwaffe: Creating the Operational Air War, 1918-1940

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At the end of World War I, the German military lay in ruins, forbidden any attempt to rebuild. But by the dawn of World War II, its army and air forces had both risen phoenix-like to conquer most of Europe. As James Corum shows, the Luftwaffe's dramatic resurrection was especially remarkable and emphatically underscored the success of Germany's visionary interwar planning. ...more
Hardcover, 378 pages
Published July 28th 1997 by University Press of Kansas (first published July 1997)
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