Category: German Planes

Jack Beckett

Manfred von Richthofen, aka “The Red Baron”, was a legend of World War I. His exploits as a flying ace put him in the history books. But why was he so respected, and feared? And where did he get the nickname Red Baron from in the first place? Here is his surprising story… He was […]

John Buchan

Germany was a daunting enemy during the Second World War, and no front was more challenging for the Allies, even Britain’s famed Royal Air Force (RAF), than the battles for supremacy in the skies. Nazi Germany had the Luftwaffe, and the planes that comprised it were, for the times, filled with cutting edge aviation technology, […]

John Buchan

They had a plan, a plan that would see the Third Reich conquer Europe, Great Britain and then, one day, reach across the Atlantic and conquer North America. And his “dream machines” would help him do it. The Second World War was the initiation of that mad plan, and for six long years the Allies […]

John Buchan

During World War I the world’s military forces learned the benefits of air power during battle. In World War II, those benefits became the primary mode of fighting in many theaters of war. The Germans learned in WWI to strike quickly and decisively with their air force and then send in the ground troops to […]