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Arado Ar 234 First Jet Bomber Variants

Arado Ar 234 – The First Jet Bomber and some special Variants

Intro The Arado 234 was the first operational jet-powered bomber in the world. Only a little more than 200 were built, even less saw actual combat. Nevertheless, it earned its place in aviation history and is worshipped by some members of the War Thunder community as a deity. The initial studies for the Arado 234 were started as early as …

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Battle Of Britain Fighting Balance Of Force

Battle Of Britain – The Fighting & Balance of Force

Intro – Fuzziness: Phases & Geography The Battle of Britain is like a cuddly toy, it is popular, everybody wants to touch it and it’s very fuzzy. Or as professor Overy put it: “Most battles have a clear shape to them. They start on a particular day, they are fought on a geographically defined ground, they end at a recognizable …

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Battle Of Britain Setting British Defense System

Battle Of Britain – Setting and the British Defense Organization

Men & Equipment Probably one of the most iconic references to the Battle of Britain is the quote ”Never was so much owed by so many to so few”, hence let’s start with the numbers of men and equipment: During the height of the battle in August 1940 the Fighter Command had around 1380 and the Luftwaffe 870 fighter pilots. …

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Logistics of the Luftwaffe in World War 2

for a more thorough look check my video on why the Luftwaffe Failed in World War 2. Intro In order to understand the logistics of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) in World War 2, we must take a look at the rearmament process, the military control of the industry, the attitude towards logistics and the dominance of the operational-tactical approach. …

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Why The Luftwaffe Failed In World War 2

Why the Luftwaffe Failed in World War 2 – Failures, Shortcomings and Blunders

Video Note the following is the script for the video NOT an article, furthermore it might be a bit different to due last minute changes. There is usually also a bit more detail in the script.

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