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Luftwaffe Kg 200 : The German Air Force's Most Secret Unit of World War II
by Geoffrey J. Thomas and Barry Ketley


Overview - Shrouded in secrecy during World War II and obscured by myth ever since, Kampfgeschwader 200 (200th Bomb Wing) remains one of the Luftwaffe's most fascinating formations. Considered a special-operations unit, KG 200 delivered spies while flying captured Allied aircraft, conducted clandestine reconnaissance missions, and tested Germany's newest weapons--such as a piloted version of the V-1 rocket (essentially a German kamikaze).  Read more...

 
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Overview
Shrouded in secrecy during World War II and obscured by myth ever since, Kampfgeschwader 200 (200th Bomb Wing) remains one of the Luftwaffe's most fascinating formations. Considered a special-operations unit, KG 200 delivered spies while flying captured Allied aircraft, conducted clandestine reconnaissance missions, and tested Germany's newest weapons--such as a piloted version of the V-1 rocket (essentially a German kamikaze). Covers some of the KG 200's more sinister operations, including suicide missions and the unit's role in defeating a French Resistance insurrection in June-July 1944 Includes information on aircraft used and known personnel losses Features rare photos and color illustrations of KG 200 aircraft"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811716611
  • ISBN-10: 0811716619
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 336

Series: Stackpole Military History

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Books > History > Military - World War II

 
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