Jagdgeschwader II Geschwader 'berthold' Paperback
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey
Part of the Aviation Elite Units series
After struggling with inadequate supplies of aircraft and materiel, the veteran pilots of the Geschwader would go on to enjoy incredible successes against French and American opponents in September 1918.
Aces who flew the famous blue-fuselaged Fokkers of JG II included such stalwarts as Josef Veltjens (35 kills), Georg von Hantelmann (25 kills), Franz Buchner (40 kills) and Ulrich Neckel (30 kills).
This volume contains many first-hand accounts by these and other notable aces, which reveal the esprit de corps and camaraderie these airmen displayed in their struggles against superior numbers up to the war's final grim days.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, 120 illustrations
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 05/02/2005
- Category: Air forces & warfare
- ISBN: 9781841767277