The German Air Force
(Courtesy of the Coast Artillery Journal, September-October, 1942)
The Air Force of Germany was not officially constituted until February 26, 1935. And while it was then composed of only a few formations consisting of units trained in secret and in a most elementary manner during the period of demobilization, it became in the span of just four short years a powerful instrument of attack . . . more powerful, in fact, than the combined strength of France, England, and Poland at the outbreak of the second World War.
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