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German Night Flyers DVD

by Tempo International Code: 33171 Format: DVD Publication date: 01/11/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days Price: AU $24.95
The concept of a long range, fast, heavy fighter or Zerstorer (destroyer), lay close to the heart of Hermann Goering during the early years of the growth of the new German air force. The chosen design came out of the Messerschmitt stable, the first prototype of the BF-110 taking to the air in 1936. Although fast, the size of the BF-110 left it unable to dog-fight with the more nimble RAF fighters, and was revamped for further employment as a night-fighter, serving alongside other types, especially the Junkers JU-88, the Luftwaffes premier type in the nocturnal battles with RAF Bomber Command. Using combat footage from all fronts and from film shot in the skies by night and day over Germany, this programme provides a dramatic account of the contribution made by the heavy fighters of the Luftwaffe in World War Two.
Format: DVD
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publication date: 01/11/2013
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 150mm X 150mm
Code: 33171