jueves, 26 de febrero de 2015

February 26: Adolph Hitler ordered the restoration of military aviation in Germany in 1935.Thus violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.



Designed from the outset for offensive action the Luftwaffe was organised into "Luftflotte" or "Air-fleets", these were self contained airforces with their own bomber, dive-bomber and fighter components.


At the end of the First World War, the German military machine was destroyed and forbidden to Germany to rebuild, as agreed in the Treaty of Versailles, June 28, 1919.
Commander-in-chief of The Luftwaffe Photograph


Germany was so humiliated by France that the United States refused to sign the Peace Treaty offended to Germany.



Luftwaffe Aircraft Camouflage and Markings


The Germans wanted to challenge the Versailles Treaty´s banning them back to raise armies. However, Germans in revenge and need to resurface, rejuvenated their creative and technological capabilities in order to build the most powerful air force in the beginning of World War II: The Luftwaffe.

German Armada

German pilots had to train in private aviation schools circles that trained future pilots of Luft Hansa, the company's civil aviation at the time. In order to train pilots for modern dogfights, Germany had to go to his future enemy, the Soviet Union, Which was also isolated from Europe by its communist ideology.


Secret Weapons of The Luftwaffe



They established a secret practices airport air combat in Lipetsk, since 1924, which operated Dutch, Russian and German ships, built at hiding. That AFB was known then as the 4th Squadron of the Soviet Red Army.


Göring was commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe until April 1945.