German Luftwaffe


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Noun1.German Luftwaffe - the German airforce
air force, airforce - the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
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| 1982: Douglas Bader, famed pilot with false legs and leader of "the few" - the several hundred RAF pilots who defeated the German Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain - died.
1982: Douglas Bader, famed pilot with false legs and leader of"the few" - the several hundred RAF pilots who defeated the German Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain - died.
1982: Douglas Bader, famed pilot with false legs and leader of the RAF pilots who defeated the German Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain, died 1991: The USSR was no more as the Congress of People's Deputies gave the Soviet republics their independence.
The old school, which was built 141 years ago, managed to survive bombings by the German Luftwaffe on June 30 1940.
Determined to become an ace pilot, Adler battles the German Luftwaffe in treacherous dogfights in the skies over France as the Allies struggle for control of the air before the D-day invasion.
In the spring of 1941, the German Luftwaffe carried out a series of devastating raids on Liverpool over a seven-day period.
1943 - Italian flagship Roma is sunk by the German Luftwaffe. Admiral Carlo Bergamini and 1,350 crew members are killed.
The Basque town of Guernica was bombed by the German Luftwaffe during the Spanish Civil War, at the request of fascist General Franco.
It describes the efforts of the Royal Air Force (RAF) against the German Luftwaffe, focusing on the strategies of circus operations and fighter sweeps.
The November 19 attack marked the first large scale aerial raid on Birmingham as part of a campaign by the German Luftwaffe to break the Brummie spirit.
The German Luftwaffe attacks killed 528 people, seriously injured 617 and left 50,000 homeless.