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Hooton, E. R.,

War over the steppes : the air campaigns on the Eastern Front 1941-45 / E. R. Hooton. - 288 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-278) and index.

As Germany and the Soviet Union battled for victory on the Eastern Front, they had to overcome significant strategic and industrial problems, while fighting against the extreme weather conditions of the East. These factors, combined with the huge array of aircraft used on the Eastern Front, create one of the most compelling conflicts of the war. Told primarily from the strategic and command perspective, this account offers a detailed analysis of this oft-overlooked air war, tracing the clashes between Germany and the Soviet Union over the course of World War II.

9781472815620 1472815629


World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Eastern Front.
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, German.
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Soviet.

D764 / .H66 2016