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So Much Owed by So Many to So Few

Today in History, August 20: 1940 – „Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.“ British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives the fourth of his famous WWII speeches to Parliament, inspiring his countrymen and women to fight on. 101 weitere Wörter

Squadron Leader Phil Lamason & the KLB Club

I could have gone with any of 168 stories of the members of this club, but I decided to go with the highest ranking officer. 675 weitere Wörter

History

Dog of war

Something for you dog lovers this time. This Luftwaffe Unteroffizier (corporal) seems to love his (or his unit’s) dachshund. It isn’t possible to determine the branch he serves in, but at least he isn’t aircrew, as his collar patch would be lighter. 22 weitere Wörter

Luftwaffe

"Acht-acht", part 2

This very nice photo of an „88“ is in an album I own, once put together by a member of an as of yet unidentified… 132 weitere Wörter

Troops

"Acht-acht"

One of the most well-known guns of WW2 was the 8.8 cm Flak 36 anti-aircraft gun, often referred to as the „Eighty-eight“ or German „A… 173 weitere Wörter

Luftwaffe

Your tax money at work

Curious German civilians crowd around a Messerschmitt Bf 109, probably an E-1, patiently waiting in line to get a chance to take a look in the cockpit. 142 weitere Wörter

Luftwaffe

Willi Holtfreter [JG 53 German Luftwaffe]

Interview by James Holland @James1940 on Twitter

Willi was born in Abtsharden (?) and his father was in charge of 100 men at the timber yard. 2.438 weitere Wörter

German Airforce