Luftwaffe(redirected from Luftwaffe (German air force))
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The German air force before and during World War II.
[German : Luft, air (from Middle High German, from Old High German) + Waffe, weapon (from Middle High German wāfen, from Old High German waffan).]
(Military) the German Air Force
[C20: German, literally: air weapon]
1. A German word meaning air weapon, used for the German airforce.
2. The German air force.