Biography, Luftwaffe, Planes, Soviet Air Forces, WW2

Greatest fighter ace in history: Erich Hartmann

Erich Hartmann, nicknamed ”Bubi” which means ”young boy” in German. He had the hightest number for enemy aircraft kills: 352. That’s right, you might be suprised, so his commanders was.…

Luftwaffe, Operations, RAF, Royal Navy, Wehrmacht, WW2

Why didn’t Operation Sea Lion came into action?

Very important! Read my essay, Battle of Britain, if you want to understand why Germans couldn’t maintain air supeiority over England. 1940. France, Belgium, Netherlands and many more are in…

Luftwaffe, Planes, Units, WW2

ME 262 Jet Fighter

Messerschmitt Me 262 was a German jet fighter/interceptor plane. It was used during late WW2. This plane was a nightmare for the B-17 pilots. Jet technology in Nazi Germany Although…

Luftwaffe, Planes, Units, WW2

B-17 American Bomber Plane

B-17 was a bomber plane used by American soldiers. Appearance of the plane Since fighter planes can’t escort the bomber planes because they didn’t have enough range, US engineers made…

Biography, Luftwaffe, Planes, RAF

Pilot ace without legs (Douglas Bader)

Douglas Bader joined RAF 1928 and graduated in 1930. He assigned to a squadron of Bristol Bulldog in 1931. He tried to do a very dangerous aerial stunt to show his…

Battles, Luftwaffe, Operations, Planes, RAF, WW2

Battle of Britain

July, 1940. France, Belgium, Luxemburg and Netherlands has falled to the German hands. Germans are super-confident about winning the war and succes of Blitzkrieg. Axis was masters of Europe, and…