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American Raiders: The Race to catch the Luftwaffe’s secrets and techniques КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: The college Press of MississippiАвтор(ы): Wolfgang W. E. SamuelЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2004Количество страниц: 513ISBN: 1-57806-649-2Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 4,33 mbAmerican Raiders presents a glimpse of the complicated tale of the disarmament of the Luftwaffe after its defeat within the spring and the exploitation of its aeronautical secrets and techniques. Disarmament and exploitation have been surprisingly separate acts performed through special organizational entities created for these particular reasons. The umbrella plan less than which the disarmament of the Luftwaffe used to be applied was once Operation Eclipse. Eclipse took over the place Overlord left off, Overlord having been the plan which supplied for the invasion of Europe as much as the defeat of the enemy, whereas Eclipse lined the disarmament and everlasting army neutralization of Nazi Germany. For American airmen tasked to take advantage of the aeronautical secrets and techniques of the 3rd Reich, Operation Lusty supplied the authority, path, and idea of operation. those teams, the disarmers and the exploiters,worked hand in glove, one feeding the opposite, and by means of doing so ensured each one other’s good fortune. even if the method because it opened up was once whatever yet orderly, they succeeded of their respective projects past anyone’s expectancies. RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five

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Test flying in the forties was dangerous business, and death or close encounters with it occurred frequently. ” McAuley’s finding was contrary to the experience of Hal Watson and his men at Lager Lechfeld, where in the course of their exploitation efforts they recovered a number of Me- jets for return to the United States. ” After the war Chuck Yeager chose to become a Wright Field test pilot. It was General Arnold’s policy to allow his fighter aces to choose any assignment they wanted, and Yeager wanted to try his hand at test flying.

It made a diving turn to the left in [ 31 ] [ 32 ] Jet Encounters The stubby-winged P- fighter, dubbed the Jug, was a rugged airplane, handling much of the close air support in the ETO. This one, named Pick, was flown by Lieutenant Roy Brown of the 86th Fighter Group, st TAF (Provisional). (RB) a south-westerly direction. At about , feet it made a climbing turn of  degrees right and headed full throttle toward the Zuider Zee in a northerly direction just above the cloud layer. At that time, if the enemy pilot had gone into the cloud undercast, he undoubtedly could have evaded our fighters.

The Gloster Meteor never saw actual combat but was instrumental in shooting down a number of German V- cruise missiles over England in . Drawings of the WB engine were provided to General Electric as early as , eventually providing GE a substantial lead in jet engine technology over its competitors, most of which appeared totally uninterested in such unproven gimmickery. The RLM wasn’t much more supportive of Hans von Ohain’s jet engine design, but in spite of [ 15 ] [ 16 ] The German Jets substantial political and material obstacles, the German jets came into being sooner than comparable British jets.

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