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...
Flying Backwards into War – Swimming Forwards into a Life Beyond the War

Flying Backwards into War – Swimming Forwards into a Life Beyond the War

In June 2020, Air War Publications released an eArticle researched and written by Tim Oliver about Martin Heinze – a Bf 110 gunner who flew with many notable pilots, including 47-victory ace Herbert Kutscha. At the time, neither Tim nor the Air War Publications...