Luftwaffe X-planes


By: Manfred Griehl
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback or Kindle
Pages: 80
ISBN: 9781848327894
Published: 25th March 2015
RRP / Print Price: £12.99

Current purchase price:
£12.99

Luftwaffe X-planes

From jet planes and high altitude aircraft to radar-equipped fighters configured to deliver chemical weapons, numerous Luftwaffe planes were designed and reached prototype stage but never made it into mass production or battle. Luftwaffe X Planes is a definitive, revelatory guide to the remarkable range of secret planes that the Third Reich failed to complete.

Despite the Allied authorities' ban on research, countless aircraft were designed and tested by the Luftwaffe and German manufacturers before World War II. The research went ahead at secret evaluation sites in Germany, Switzerland, Sweden and the USSR. After the outbreak of the war this work continued. Many projects remained on the drawing board or at prototype stage because either they were deemed unsuitable or, as is the case with most of those in this selection, the developers simply ran out of time and the projects never went into production.

Renowned aviation expert Manfred Griehl has painstakingly assembled a valuable selection of images which shows the remarkable range of projects dreamed up by the German designers. Had these innovative projects ever been realised the course of the World War II could have been dramatically different.

 




Some books that may interest you

Gallipoli
Gallipoli
By: Christopher Pugsley

Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714
Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail 1600 - 1714
By: James Bender

Victory in Italy
Victory in Italy
By: Richard Doherty

Voices in Flight: The Dambuster Squadron
Voices in Flight: The Dambuster Squadron
By: Colin Higgs, Bruce Vigar

A Tour of the Bulge Battlefields
A Tour of the Bulge Battlefields
By: William C C Cavanagh, Karl Cavanagh

The History of the Green Howards
The History of the Green Howards
By: Geoffrey Powell, John Powell

The Second World War Explained
The Second World War Explained
By: Michael O'Kelly

Lightning Up
Lightning Up
By: Alan White

HMS Cavalier: Destroyer 1944
HMS Cavalier: Destroyer 1944
By: Richard Johnstone-Bryden



Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the book you are looking for.
Advanced Search

Information
Contact Us

Disclosure: Military History books are affiliates of the suppliers on this website and will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.