Air Intelligence Summary 1945 04 29 nr 77 (PDF)

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Description

Secret intelligence booklet for United States strategic air forces in Europe. 32 pages, published weekly.

Topics:

German Air Force order of battle

GAF disposition by areas; enemy activity, ground defenses

Prisoner confirms existence of ramming units; Sonderkommando Elbe

Enemy Opposition; photo of Ar-234 in air after pilot bailed out near Bielefeld

Technical intelligence; a Jumo 222 is examined; further notes on the He-162 and other jet aircraft projects (photos)

Photographs of He-162 show Heinkel jet unit (photos found at Weimar airfield)

Notes on other jet planes units: Me-163 developments, JG 400, Erprobungskommando 16

Flying bombs reported converted as fighters

Fighter Gruppe hamstrung by fuel shortage; JG 27

A report on the JAF; an analysis of its strength and capabilities on 1 April, and a summary of activity in March

Situation and capabilities of the JAF

Flak vs. Allied aircraft; captured GAF training document presents appreciation of our air effort and tactics

Schweinfurt, 1945 (photos and text)

Results of allied attacks

Airfield and factories: Neuruppin (photo)

Transportation: Potsdam, Pilsen, Brandenburg, Muhldorf, Straubing, Elsterwerda, Amberg, Pirna, Falkenberg, Rosenheim (photo), Platting (photo), Zwsiesel, Neuruppin, Falkenau, Regensburg, Hildesheim (photo), Dresden, Wustermark, Beroun, Oranienburg, Passau, Iflaching, Klatovy, Aussig, Bronzolo, Landshut, Karlsbad, Freising, Kolin, Traunstein

Naval and military: Heligoland (photos), Ghedi, Bologna, Royan, Spilimbergo, Palmanova Medeuzza

Oil industry: Roudnice

Prisoner describes attacks at Neuburg airfield

Prepared landing strips on Autobahns

Summary of Operations