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Hitler's Sky Warriors

Ailsby, Christopher

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ISBN 10: 1574885014 / ISBN 13: 9781574885019
Published by Brassey's Inc, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Crisp, as new book -- likely never read. No names ot writing, no spine crease, no cover lift -- pristine inside and out. The author is an expert on the Third Reich and owns a significant photograph collection portraying German life of the war period .Book examines the development of airborne assault by the Nazis in the 1930's and the creation of the 7th Flieger Division, as well as the invasions of WWII. Book is handomely illustrated with black and white photos and has 176 pages. Measures 8" x 11". Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 27744

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Title: Hitler's Sky Warriors

Publisher: Brassey's Inc, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition Stated.

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-- Fills an important niche in the literature of World War II-- Features more than 200 photographs, many of them from private collections and previously unpublished-- Extensively researched and written by a leading expert on the armed forces of the Third ReichDrawing together hundreds of images, Hitler's Sky Warriors presents a unique examination of the German airborne soldier in World War II. Comprehensive and authoritative, it includes chapters on the fallschirmjager arm's recruitment and training, its specialized equipment, its operations in the Low Countries in 1940, its seizure of Crete in 1941, and its role as a ground combat force on the Eastern Front and in Italy. With biographical details on all the main parachute commanders, this exciting book is an extensive account of an elite formation of military history.

About the Author:

Christopher Ailsby is the author of The Historical Atlas of World War II, SS: Roll of Infamy,; SS: Hell on the Eastern Front; and Waffen-SS: The Illustrated History. He lives in England.

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