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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Squadron Leader Nigel Rose was one of "The Few" pilots who fought off the German Luftwaffe in the skies of southern England in the summer of 1940.
The same afternoon, a German Luftwaffe officer, in disguise represented himself to the aviators as a French resistance chief.
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.
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.
As part of the training of helicopter pilots officers / professionals (HFO) of the German Luftwaffe following the helicopter pilot basic training (HGA), a suitable helicopter the pattern EC135 can be used on an hourly basis to perform a pre-training and to obtain the ability of guiding and operator control of helicopters and improve .
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.
The event 'Merseyside Blitz - an Unconquered People',' is being organised by BBC Radio Merseyside, and will reflect on the destruction caused in the city by the bombs dropped by the German Luftwaffe.
The German Luftwaffe attacks killed 528 people, seriously injured 617 and left 50,000 homeless.
His previous stint in the German Luftwaffe provided him with the exacting German engineering discipline required to get Kemgo off the ground.
THE BLITZ OF COVENTRY z of THE full horrors of the Coventry Blitz November 14 is captured in a BBC report of the attack: ed "The German Luftwaffe has bombCoventry in a massive raid which lasted more than 10 hours and left much of the city devastated.
Between July and October 1940 British and Canadian fighter pilots held their own against relentless attacks from the German Luftwaffe.