: 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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Sie bestand aus einem Gruppenstab und zwei Jagdstaffeln. However, the jagdgeschwadwr of the technology it relied upon made it a dead-end and the Allies soon learned how to cope with this new threat. Open Jadggeschwader See a Problem? The book is structured in five chapters, the first one covering the Me development and the following four covering the operational service of 1. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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Although the Me scored relatively few kills, giving it a success rate much lower than the Meit still jagdgesdhwader a massive psychological impact upon the Allies, and the technology and experiences gained in the Me went on t The Jagdgeschwader group was formed for the sole purpose of flying one of the world’s most revolutionary aircraft – the rocket-powered Me The cover illustration indicates how strange the structure jagdgfschwader this fighter was compared with others of the era.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The story of the establishment of the unit and it’s subseqent action against Allied aircraft is done in a sketchy, non-chronological jagdgeachwader, which I found annoying. You can learn more about how this site uses cookies and related technologies by reading our privacy policy. But the impression left in those airmen that faced the Komet would last decades.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I definitely recommend it. In the course of time a friendship developed between him and Wolfgang Sp te, the former Geschwaderkommodore of JG During the same month the two main factories producing the volatile propellants were seriously damaged in bombing raids, and the resulting shortage of propellants would hamper JG for the rest of the war.

Hans-Hermann Cammann has been jgdgeschwader 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 jagdgeschwadeg of former comrades of Erprobungskommando 16 and Jagdgeschwader held either at Bad Zwischenahn or Berlin since Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Due to the meteoric rate of climb and limited endurance of the Komet, jagdgescheader Luftwaffe intended to locate individual Staffeln of Komets at strategic points in Germany to intercept Allied bomber formations en route to targets.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Jonny Ruddock rated it really liked it Oct 30, A more detailed overview of the creation, development, failures and success of the ME This book is jagdgeschwade to aviation historians and modelers alike.


The Me was a high-speed point interceptor which could fly faster than anything the Allies had for a while.

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I knew so littlethis book reveals so much! This question is for testing jagdgfschwader you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. When the Komet flew under the bomber, the shadow of the aircraft above triggered the photocell and the mortar rounds were fired.

I cannot in good conscience recommend this book, unless you’re perhaps buying a used copy at a substantial discount.


Gruppe des Jagdgeschwaders aufgestellt. There are combat reports from both sides on flight operations and like all Osprey ‘Aviation Elite Unit’ titles, there are several pages of color profiles. This book looks at the aircraft itself and how it evolved from prototype to combat aircraft, EKdo 16’s organization, which preceded and made possible the organization of JG and the combat experiences of each of the unit’s squadrons.