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THE LUFTWAFFE

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Slide 1:

The German Air force

What it was:

What it was At the outset of the war, was the most powerful force Luftwaffe Hitler’s personal task force Feared by many Lead by Hitler and Hermann Göring .

What kinds of planes:

What kinds of planes Messerschmitt Bf 109 Bombers Fighter planes/escorts/reconnaissance Cargo planes Refueling planes Stealth planes/Mini Planes

When it was:

When it was Before WWII to end of WWII

What they did:

What they did Airfare: Battle of Britain Spy missions Hitler’s personal task force

Down Fall:

Down Fall The biggest mistake was plane build mistakes. Had conflicting views from their leaders. Wasted resources Sabotage from resistance

Legacy:

Legacy The Luftwaffe still considered one of the best of their time. Many new plane designs after WWII modeled after their planes.

References:

References http://www.feldgrau.com/luft.html

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