German Fighters


Hitler acknowledged the existence as the new German air force known as the Luftwaffe on the first of march 1935. By then in contravention of the terms of the Versailles treaty, the German airmen had already been training for 2 years. The first plane flown was the Heinken 8G51 distributed over 2 formations. One year later an improved model appeared. This trend would continue throughout the war. (58m)