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Daniel Uziel. Arming the Luftwaffe: The German Aviation Industry in World War II. Jefferson: McFarland, vii + pp. $ (paper), ISBN. Daniel Uziel, author of Arming the Luftwaffe, has meticulously researched the rise of German Air Force aircraft production from its creation in to its final. “Based on German records, Allied intelligence reports, and eyewitness reports, this study explores the military, political, scientific, and social aspects of.

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Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Based on German records, Allied intelligence reports, and eyewitness accounts, this study explores the military, political, scientific and s During World War II, aviation was among the largest industrial branches of the Third Reich. No trivia or quizzes yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Testimony from Holocaust survivors who worked in the factories provides a compelling new perspective on the history of the Third Reich.

However, there are more about Luftwaffe than merely pilots.

McFarland added it Mar 13, David Biggs added it Oct 08, I do not know how authoritative but great. I highly recommend this book to WWII fans. However, for me at least, he provided a lot of new and somewhat disturbing information. Toryn Green added lutfwaffe Oct 21, The author presents a very detailed study of the development and destruction of the German aviation industry during the course of the Second World War.

Luftwaffe was once a sacred symbol to me that dignified discipline, courage, honor, integrity and brilliance of the well-known German pilots, such as Erich Hartmann. The inherent weaknesses of the use of slave labor begin to show up as well.

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The second aspect that was of great surprise to me was the use of slave labor in the technical aspects of the aviation industry. Lists with This Book. However, for me at least, he provided This rather short volume Trade Paperback pages took me longer to review than most of the books I comment on, not because it was bad but because it was so informative and thought-provoking. Magnus marked it as to-read Apr 04, Lufhwaffe Dove rated it it was amazing Jun 06, What I like the most is the lessons learned For someone interested in how military economy was organized in the third Reich in this case with focus on the aviation industrydevelopment of new weapons, procurement of weapons lutfwaffe the Air Force, production estimates, production planning, lufwtaffe to organize production, how to organize workers, problems occurred, why expectations were not fulfilled, problems with current aircrafts, etc This book addresses the Luftwaffe industry with an emphasis on production.

Arming the Luftwaffe: The German Aviation Industry in World War II by Daniel Uziel

Not that this was not done, of course, but it was also deeply involved in the fabrication of the latest combat aircraft. Contributing factors include slave labor and rationalization of production that gave production priority to the aviation industry. Quality control because more and more of an issue as the ratio of German overseer to slave worker fell due to the needs of the war and the impact of the allied bombing.

Based on German records, Allied intelligence reports, and eyewitness accounts, this study explores luftwaff military, political, scientific and social aspects of Germany’s wartime aviation industry: I kept putting the book down to Google more information on a given aircraft or to just think about what I had read.

Arming the Luftwaffe: The German Aviation Industry in World War II

This book is great. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jonathan marked it as to-read Oct 21, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. These houses of cards that the Nazi empire had constructed begin to fall asunder as the pressure from the allies mounted.


Arming the Luftwaffe : The German Aviation Industry in World War II

DomovoiReader marked it as to-read Dec 25, Muhammad Nouman marked it as to-read May 03, Sep 30, Yifan Evan Xu Hsu rated it it was luftwadfe. Chris kunselman marked it as to-read Sep 13, Books by Daniel Uziel. Along with the new factories came improved housing and new amenities. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

He uses this as an excellent example of the weakness of the system and the failure of the industry to play its part. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Paperbackpages. Yet, such surge armkng product yielded little effect on the war due to severe shortage of synthetic aviation fuel and well-trained pilots, and it could only be seen as a desperate and futile struggle by the Third Reich. Preview — Arming the Luftwaffe by Daniel Uziel.

I had always has the image of slave labor being used to clear rubble or to teh farms. Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Stockfish rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Pero Obad added it May 21,