The Luftwaffe's Way of War: German Air Force Doctrine 1911-1945


The staff papers of the Luftwaffe expose the inner workings of the German Air Force's high command. This work includes pre-World War I correspondence on aviation from General von Moltke, the first German aviation manual guidelines of 1913, World War I air support instructions, a 1920s study of air forces, the Luftwaffe Air War Doctrine of 1935, directives for officers, World War II tactical instructions, and more.

Translated by James S. Corum and Richard R. Muller

1998, cloth, 320 pp.

ISBN: 9781877853470