: Jagdgeschwader Germany’s Elite Rocket Fighters (Aviation Elite Units) (): Stephen Ransom, Hans-Hermann Cammann, Jim . Jagdgeschwader Geschwaderkommodoren: Maj Wolfgang Späte, – Stab: Formed in Brandis. Disbanded Bases. I. Gruppe (1. – 2. staffeln). 1./JG was formed in Wittmundhafen from /JG1. Stab I. and 2./JG was formed in Venlo. The first Me was.
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Germany’s Elite Rocket Fighters.
Description The Jagdgeschwader group was formed for the sole purpose of flying one of the world’s most revolutionary aircraft, the rocket-powered Me Although the Me scored relatively few kills, with a success rate much lower than the Meit still had a massive iagdgeschwader impact upon the Allies, and the technology and experiences gained in the Me went on to influence the jet fighters of modern times.
The introduction of jet-powered aircraft demanded massive changes in training, equipment, servicing and tactics, all of which are described and examined in this essential analysis of the story of the Me in frontline service with Erprobungskommando 16 and Jagdgeschwader The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Looking for beautiful books?
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About Stephen Ransom Stephen Ransom studied aeronautical engineering at the University of Salford and has worked in the aerospace industry in Britain and then Germany.
His interest in the history of British and German aviation has led him to write a number of books over the past 20 years. One of his most recent works, with his co-author for this volume, Hans-Hermann Cammann, is the definitive, two-volume study of the Messerschmitt MeMe Rocket Interceptor, Classic Publications, and Hans-Hermann Cammann has been interested in the history of the Meand the men who flew this revolutionary fighter, since he was years old, and he has been a regular guest at the annual reunions of former comrades of Erprobungskommando 16 and Jagdgeschwader held either at Bad Zwischenahn or Berlin since In the course of time a friendship developed between him and Wolfgang Sp te, the former Geschwaderkommodore of JG This friendship culminated in Sp te appointing him ‘archivist’ for JG He started work on the two-volume work published by Classic at the suggestion of his co-author, Stephen Ransom, who was conducting detailed research into the history of the airfield at Brandis at the time.
Hans-Hermann Cammann is a serving officer in the Bundeswehr.
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