Saturday, February 16, 2013

JG 26 Luftwaffe Fighter Wing War Diary Vol. 1

Caldwell, Donald. JG 26 Luftwaffe Fighter Wing War Diary. Volume One: 1939-42. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole, 2012.

Call no.: 940.544943 C127j

Publisher's Description: 

  • Day-by-day account of a German fighter squadron, one of only two Luftwaffe units to spend the entire war in the West
  • Covers the Battle of France, the Battle of Britain, the Dieppe raid, and more
  • JG 26 was known as "The Abbeville Boys" and seen by the Allies as an elite squadron
  • Unit flew Messerschmitt Bf 109s and Focke-Wulf Fw 190s

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