Luftwaffe’s Baptism of Fire. Part I

Arkadiusz Wrobel, Janusz Swiatlon, Andrzej Sadlo, Maciej Goralczyk

This Mini Topcolors focuses on the Luftwaffe units that flew in the Spanish civil war and the invasion of Poland Camouflage history has always been a fascinating topic for modelers.
Publication date:
February 2013
Publisher :
Kagero
Language:
English
Series :
Mini Topcolors
Illustration :
Full colour throughout
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9788362878291

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£14.99
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Overview
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• An exceptional modelling guide for those interested in the planes of the Luftwaffe

This Mini Topcolors focuses on the Luftwaffe units that flew in the Spanish civil war and the invasion of Poland

Camouflage history has always been a fascinating topic for modelers. This series shows not only how specific vehicles or aircraft were painted, but also enables the reader to finish their model of to a very high standard by using the decals sheets

Features a big decal sheet with 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual and national markings for German Aircraft in the Spanish campaign and the invasion of Poland. The decal sheet was printed by Cartograf. Each painting scheme is a beautifully drawn colour profile and described in the 20 page guidebook with English and Polish text.

Aircraft featured include:

- Junkers Ju 87 B-1; coded '29•8' of 5. K/88, Legion Condor, Sanjurjo airfield, Zaragoza, Spain, late 1938
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1; coded '6•119', flown by Hptm. Siebelt Reents, Staffelkapitän of 1. J/88, Legion Condor, León, Spain, spring 1939,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1; 'Black 14' of 2.(J)/LG 2, Poland, mid-September 1939,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1; W.Nr. 4048, 'Yellow 7' of 3./JGr. 101, Hoya, Germany, 18 November 1939,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 D-1; W.Nr. 630, 'Black N+7', flown by Oblt. Johannes ‘Macki’ Steinhoff, Staffelkapitän of 11.(N)/JG 2, Hage, Germany, April 1940,
- Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3; flown by Oblt. Wilfried Pufahl of Stab II./JG 53, Mannheim-Sandhofen, Germany, April 1940,
- Messerschmitt Bf 110 C-2; coded 'L1+KK' of 14./LG 1, crew: Uffz. Hans Bechthold (pilot), Uffz. Wilhelm Harder (radio operator); Mannheim-Sandhofen, Germany, late spring 1940,
- Heinkel He 111 P-2; coded '1G+HL' of 3./KG 27, crew: Uffz. Otto Keiser (pilot), Hptm. Robert Sichart von Sichartshoff (observer, CO), Uffz. Gustav Bergmann (radio operator), Uffz. Paul Kleinitzke (flight engineer); Neukuhren, East Prussia, 15 September 1939 (1:32 and 1:72 decals only).
The decals also include Legion Condor markings for 1 Ju 87 and 1 Bf 109 in all 3 most popular scales and German swastikas for 1 He 111 in 1:32 and 1:72 scale.