Author(s): Harold Faber (Editor)
NY Times Books, NY, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Tear to upper left and scuffing on some edges. Frank Mayo; Photos (illustrator). First. 267 pages. There are 34 pictures, of which one shows an aircraft from 4 different angles. This book is a condensation of 12 volumes written by former key officers of the German Air Force for the United States Air Force Historical Division on why the legendary Luftwaffe disintegrated under wartime pressures in World War II. It is divided into 3 sections : Command and Leadership (9 chapters ), Seeds of Defeat ( 6 chapters ), and The Lost Battles ( 7 chapters and an index ). All followed by 4 Figures : 1) Organization of the Luftwaffe (1933-1937 ); Reorganization of the Luftwaffe ( 2 June 1937 ); Organization of the Luftwaffe, ( 1939 through 1944 ); Reorganization of the Luftwaffe ( 15 August 1944 ).