Luftflotte West Luftflotte West 1944
Last year of the Luftflotte West magazine. In June the edition switched to monthly due to Normandy invasion.

Luftflotte West 1944 01 21 nr 03
Luftflotte West 1944 01 21 nr 03
War booty: shot down allied bombers turned to scrap metal; photo by war correspondent Boger ... A story about a Do 217 with burning engines by war correspondent Richard Wolff ... The story of "Ida-Richard" by war correspondent Walter Serocka ... Photo of various destroyed allied bombers now being cut to scrap; one is Fightin Pappy with Melanie word next to it, another is Mary Anne; photos by war correspondent Boger ... The problems with air warfare by Dr. Goebbels ... Pictures of old churches in Hamruden, Rostock, Wurmloch, Nuernberg, Siebenbuergen, Bernburg a.d. Saale ... The story of Cognac by war correspondent Dr. Wilhelm Mueller ... Drawing by war correspondent Cranner ... German Grenadiers; photo by war correspondent Scheerer

Luftflotte West 1944 01 28 nr 04
Luftflotte West 1944 01 28 nr 04
Do 24; the rescuer for sea disasters; is being lower on water by a crane; photo by war correspondent Boese ... Richthofen-Geschwader 2000 victorious: Major Wick, Oblt. Wurmheller, Hauptmann Buehligen, Major Mayer, Major Oesau, Kommodore Balthasar; story by Karlheinz Seiss; photos by Boback, Fischer, Horster, Meinhold ... The great fight on the east front; story by Alfred Rosenberg, photo by war correspondent Rheinlaender ... Rain of bombs over England; story by war correspondent Helmut Jacobsen ... 700 freezing flights by Dipl. Ing. Konrad Pernthaler ... Les-Saintes-Maries by war correspondent Dr. Wilhelm Sandfuchs; photos by Bankhardt ... German zip codes: Postleitzahl ... Picture of an American plane turret in the woods which owner was shot down during the 11th of Januar; photo by war correspondents Fromm and Schilling ... German Fallschirmjaeger and Granadiers resisting allied troops in Italy

Luftflotte West 1944 02 04 nr 05
Luftflotte West 1944 02 04 nr 05
Fighter group leader in talk with one of his pilots of this FW 190; photo by war correspondent Bankhardt ... The unknown Channel-Fighter, FW 190's over the English Channel; photos by war correspondent Gerhard Kirsch, photos by Bankhardt and Seuffert ... Flugsicherungschiff X hilft - Pilot sea rescue ship during rescue mission; photos by war correspondent Kestner ... The fourth man on board: Oberfeldwebel Glasner is the first plane gunner to receive the Knight Cross; story by war correspondent Dr. Harald Jansen; photo by Ofw. Mummeshohl ... Nachtjaeger - night-fighter behind a frozen plane; story by war correspondent Dr. Harald Jansen, photo by Siedel ... St. Malo - the corsair town ... Photos of German tanks on the wintery eastern front and captured British allies troops; photos by war correspondents Boettger and Scheerer

Luftflotte West 1944 02 11 nr 06
Luftflotte West 1944 02 11 nr 06
Festung Europa ( Fortress Europe ) and its shielded coast; photo by war correspondent Engelmann ... The wall in the West: German fortifications on the Atlantic coast; photos by war correspondents Doelfs and Engelmann ... German fighter-bombers recorded 2000 enemy planes downed: pilots Generalmajor Galland, Major Schoepfle, Hauptmann Muencheberg, Hauptmann Geisshardt, Oberfeldwebel Glunz, Oberleutnant Priller; the tail markings on Muenchenberg's plane nr 20 then 209, another plane with 12 on fuselage and 257 on tail; Oberleutnant Matoni shoots down the 2000th; story by war correspondent Karlheinz Seiss; photos by Doege, Graewe, Haussmann, Lachmann, Mueller-Poechel, Siedel, Winkel ... The essence of Bolshevism by Heiner Ekkehart, photo by war correspondent Seidat ... Why we must win by Dr. A, Winbauer ... Jakob Degen - the flying watch maker by war correspondent Dr. Sandfuchs ... German AT gun protects a road near Berditshev ... Fighting bandits in Bosnia; photo by war correspondent Paul and Zebke

Luftflotte West 1944 02 18 nr 07
Luftflotte West 1944 02 18 nr 07
Night fighter before start; photo by war correspondent Helmut Grosse ... Night hutning for allied bombers; das Revi ... Commander Oberleutnant Kessel the raw model and example for others; photo by war correspondent Richard Wolff ... Sepp Wurmheller - three planes down on first mission right after his recovery; photo by war correspondents Engelmann and Kestner ... General Ludendorft speaks about the total war by Kurt Massmann ... The total trust; German grenadiers riding on tanks somewhere on the east front; text by war correspondent Guenter Hergst, photo by Reher ...Beauvias by Ogfr. Boesemann ... Should a man marry during the war? by Oberstleutnant Dr. Ellenbeck ... A photo of a German column somewhere on the wintery east front ... Another allied bomber shot down; photos by war correspondents Lechleitner and Waske

Luftflotte West 1944 03 03 nr 09
Luftflotte West 1944 03 03 nr 09
That worked well: 21 4-engine allied bombers shot down in 5 days by this Flak unit; photos by war correspondent Bankhardt and Goellner ... London burns: German crews in combat; photos by war correspondents Boger and Siedl ... Obermeister Franz Hahne is a specialist in building tank models ... Ritterkreuztraeger Oberfeldwebel Glunz shots down 4 bombers in one day; story by war correspondent Gerhard Kirsch and photo by Grave ... I carry the battle-flag ... Photo of captured american soldiers at the Colisseum in Rome, a panther tank drives by them; photo by war correspondent Koch

Luftflotte West 1944 03 29 nr 12
Luftflotte West 1944 03 29 nr 12
Sea reconnaissance mission being discussed between the lead pilot and the navigator; photo by war correspondent A. Bankhardt ... Beholders over the seas: German Arado sea-planes over the Mediterranean Sea; text by war correspondent Dr. Wilhelm Sandfuchs, photos by Alois Bankhardt ... Training new Luftwaffe ground troops; text and photos by war correspondent Walter Roeder ... From French nature by Gert Buchheit: Pierre Corneille, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Napoleon, Richelieu, Ludwig XIV, Lafayette ... How was the artillery developed; text by Geberal der Artillerie A.D. Hasse

Luftflotte West 1944 03 31 nr 13
Luftflotte West 1944 03 31 nr 13
Eastern egg hunting; photo by war correspondent Roeder ... 2 air victories without a single show - ramming enemy planes; photos by war correspondents Kratzsch and Genzler ... German squadrons over London; text by war correspondent Martin Winkelmann, photo by Siedel ... The birth of a giant - Gigant; text and photos by war correspondent Albert Boger ... In the snow desert on the east front; photos by war correspondent Hoepner ... BV 222 Wicking ... Eastern in french tradition ... Der Pont du Gard; text by war correspondent Dr. Wilhelm Sandfuchs, photo by Alois Bankhardt ... No more front packages over 100 gram

Luftflotte West 1944 04 07 nr 14
Luftflotte West 1944 04 07 nr 14
Fast night-recon plane brings important photo material; photo by war correspondent Bankhardt ... Hunting enemy planes over the Mediterranean Sea; story by war correspondent Dr. Wilhelm Sandfuchs, photos by Bankhardt ... Squadron group "Panzerschrank" over England; story by war correspondent Dr. Wilh. Mueller, photo by Lengwenings ... The oldest pilot in the fighter squadron: Oberleutnant N. (35); story by war correspondent Gerhard Kirsch, photos by Engelmann ... The evolution of helmets; story by war correspondent Dienstbach; photo by Kestner, drawing by Hierl ... Spring-swamp on the east front ... Major Jope ... Neustadt

Luftflotte West 1944 05 12 nr 19
Luftflotte West 1944 05 12 nr 19
Even this 4-engine U.S. Bomber had to come down when faced with a German fighter pilot; photo by war correspondent Guentzel ... Three Knight Cross wearer in one machine: Oberleutnant Hogeback, Beobachter Oberfeldwebel Dittberger, Bordschuetze Oberfeldwebel Glasner, Bordfunker Oberfeldwebel Lehnert; photo by war correspondent Winkelmann ... Bomber crew of Oberleutnant Bertram; photo by war correspondent Bretschneider ... Cemetery for allied planes - melting them down for future use in German industry; photos by war correspondent Boger, story by Seiss ... Spring on the eastern front, self propelled gun Hornisse; photos by war correspondents Joest, Meinhold and Speck ... British bomber shot down, caught and investigated; picture of owhat he carried on him: french money, maps, civilian papers, small 3 language dictionary; photos by war correspondent Guentzel ... German oxygen mask for high altitudes; photos by war correspondents Kestner ... Feldpostnummer 12000!!! photo by war correspondent Dieck ... Schloss Guttenberg

Luftflotte West 1944 06 nr 22
Luftflotte West 1944 06 nr 22
First monthly edition --- On Cover: Heavy German weapons are being hurried to the Normandy front; war correspondent Muller-Gera --- Lots of pictures and drawings from the Normandy Invasion Front; war correspondents Siedel, Stoepfgeshoff, Dudda --- German soldiers at the Canal; war correspondent Roeder --- Different allied equipment captured by Germans; war correspondent Scheck --- Caen --- Burgund, Vezelay --- German radio operators; Uffz. A. Bastian --- Warrning about Allied new weapon: Newspaper Nachrichten Fur die Truppe --- Homeland photos by Fw. Augusta Walter

Luftflotte West 1944 07 nr 23
Luftflotte West 1944 07 nr 23
Keywords: Guntzel, Hans Hertle, Normandy Waffen-SS, Siedel, Priller, Buhligen, Wurmheller, Schmidt, Lemcke, Andres, Generalleutnant Pickert, Caen, Wasserburg, Steiermark




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