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Old 02-08-2012, 11:53 AM
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My God, the colours are better than CLOD!
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Old 02-08-2012, 03:08 PM
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My God, the colours are better than CLOD!
That is very true statement. I tought the same as I saw them!
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Old 02-08-2012, 03:18 PM
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Yes very true....they look nothing like a computer simulation....
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:59 PM
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Default Air Tactics Book - Luftwaffe

Ive noticed in book shops you can buy tactics and stratergy books for various nations on infantry and tanks in various situations but for the life of me I cant find a single one on Air forrces - for any country for WWII.

Any one got any information if such books even exist?

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I actually just found some but if anyone knows a good one please let me know.
I just ordered:

Luftwaffe Handbook 1939-1945
Alfred Price

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Luftwaffe Fighter Aces: The Jagdflieger and Their Combat Techniques (Greenhill Military Paperback)
Mike Spick

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Old 02-10-2012, 07:15 AM
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Great photos, it's amazing the material which keeps popping up.
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:17 PM
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There used to be a WW2 book (by Edward Sims), but it's out of print and second hand copies cost too much.

"Fighter Combat: Tactics and Manoeuvring" by Robert L. Shaw is very good, and gets as technical as anyone other than someone taking a degree in aerodynamics could need.

"Air Combat Manoeuvres: The Technique and History of Air Fighting for Flight Simulation" is more basic, and my edition has one mistake, but it does have pretty pictures.

Mike Spick's book is okay, I haven't read the other one.

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Old 02-10-2012, 02:35 PM
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Awesome photos!
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:55 PM
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Thnaks for the reply Igo kyu,

Im am not so much looking for the best most efficent tatics but the actually tactics they used. I suppose there are no real definate books just on the luftwaffe because they had to adapt and change, however I suspect the main reason is because ariel combat is such a fluid art.

I will look into your suggestions, thank you.
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Old 02-10-2012, 08:38 PM
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Default Some Bf109 reading

http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNe...tt-Bf-109.aspx



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Old 02-10-2012, 08:39 PM
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Awesome photos!
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