Luftwaffe Victory Markings 1939-45

Philippe Saintes

A fully illustrated overview of Luftwaffe victory markings in World War II.
Publication date:
October 2021
Publisher :
Casemate Publishers
Series :
Casemate Ilustrated
Illustration :
150 photographs and illustration
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ISBN : 9781636240909

Dimensions : 254 X 178 mm
Not Yet Published. Available for PreOrder.


• Detailed overview of how Luftwaffe pilots recorded their victories on their aircraft
• Packed with nearly 200 photos and detailed artwork
• Great resource for modelers

This book provides an overview of the victory markings painted on the fins and rudders of the planes of the German day fighter and night fighter aircraft between 1939 and 1945, and demonstrates how these were applied in reality through the profiles of nineteen pilots, including some of the most emblematic pilots of the Luftwaffe: Hans Troitzsch, Johannes Gentzen, Frank Liesendahl, Wilhelm Balthasar, Otto Bertram, Joachim Müncheberg, Karl-Heinz Koch, Kurt "Kuddel” Ubben, Felix-Maria Brandis, "Fiffi" Stahlschmidt, Franz-Josef Beerenbrock, Heinrich Setz, Walter "Gulle" Oesau, Max-Hellmuth Ostermann, Heinrich Bartels, "Fritz" Dinger, Martin Drewes, Egmont zur Lippe-Weissenfeld and Ludwig Meister.