Battling for Budapest: Luftflotte 4 in December 1944

Battling for Budapest: Luftflotte 4 in December 1944

In the final months of 1944, the Germans and Soviets were locked in a bitter battle for the Hungarian city of Budapest, and the Luftwaffe played its part in this fighting. The Red Army had begun an offensive in Romania in the late-summer of 1944, and by October 1944...
A Beginners Guide to the Soviet Air Force Over Courland

A Beginners Guide to the Soviet Air Force Over Courland

The approximate Soviet air army responsibilities between October 1944 and January 1945. IntroductionWhile many of our readers will be aware of the main Luftwaffe units operating over Courland in 1944 and 1945, like Jagdgeschwader 54 and III./Schlachtgeschwader 3, we...
9 October 1942 Raid on Lille eArticle Available

9 October 1942 Raid on Lille eArticle Available

Now available from the Air War Publications website is our latest eArticle An Ever-Increasing Might – The 9 October 1942 Bombing Raid on Lille, the story of the Eighth Air Force’s raid on factories in northern France in the autumn of 1942. Based on...