Jagdgeschwader 27 ‘Afrika’

Bloomsbury Publishing
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Synonymous with the Afrika Korps and the campaign in North Africa, JG 27 provided Rommel's army with fighter protection for virtually the whole 'roller coaster ride that was the war in the Western Desert from 1941-43. Formed in Germany on 1 October 1939 (with Adolf Galland as CO of I.Gruppe), JG 27 saw considerable action both during the Battles of France and Britain, downing 146 aircraft in the latter campaign alone. Sent to North Africa in April 1941, the geschwader had an immediate impact on the campaign, which had up until then been dominated by the Allies. The third volume in the Aviation Elite series on a German fighter geschwader, this book will once again prove popular with Luftwaffe enthusiasts and hobbyists alike.
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About the author

Arguably the world's finest profile artist, John Weal's love of German aircraft makes this first volume in the Aviation Elite series a treat for students of the subject. He has written seven volumes in the Aces series and three in the Combat Aircraft series.
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Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
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Published on
Oct 20, 2012
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9781782005452
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Language
English
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Genres
History / General
History / Military / Aviation
History / Military / World War II
History / Modern / 20th Century
Technology & Engineering / Military Science
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