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Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Occupied Germany - Giebelstadt Army Airfield, Griesheim Airport, Mainz Finthen Airport (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
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Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in Occupied Germany - Giebelstadt Army Airfield, Griesheim Airport, Mainz Finthen Airport (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Giebelstadt Army Airfield, Griesheim Airport, Mainz Finthen Airport, Munster-Handorf Airfield, Trier-Fohren Airport, Storck Barracks, RAF Gutersloh, Kassel-Rothwesten Airfield, Kitzingen Army Airfield, Lippstadt Airfield, Katterbach Kaserne, Eschborn Airfield, Mendig Air Base, Nordholz Naval Airbase, Lechfeld Airbase, Braunschweig Airport, Strassfeld Airfield, Limburg Airfield, Schweinfurt Army Heliport, Merzbruck Airport, Bad Langensalza Airport, Biblis Airfield, Gablingen Kaserne, Vogelsang Airfield, Herzogenaurach Airport, Eschwege Airfield, Straubing Wallmuhle Airport, Kelz Airfield, Bad Kissingen Airport, Braunshardt Airfield, Bindlacher Berg Airport, Furth Airfield. Excerpt: Giebelstadt Army Airfield is a closed military airfield located in Germany southwest of Giebelstadt (Bavaria); approximately 250 miles southwest of Berlin. It was turned over to the German government on 23 June 2006 and is now a general aviation airport. Fliegerhorst Giebelstadt was one of the first Luftwaffe airfields, being established in 1935. During World War II, it was a reserve airfield in the rear area of Central Germany Later, it was a key defensive airfield as part of the "Defense of the Reich" campaign where Messerschmitt Me 262 Jet fighters assigned to the field intercepted Allied bombers attacking Germany. After being captured by the United States Army in April 1945, it briefly became a combat airfield for Ninth Air Force and after the war was used by the United States Air Forces in Europe until 1968 in a variety of missions, from Strategic Reconnaissance to air defense interceptor. Turned over to the United States Army in 1968, it was the home of Air Defense Artillery and many other units. Giebelstadt Army Airfield was closed by the United States Army on 23 June 2006 as part of the United States restructing its European forces...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-233-08122-6
Barcode: 9781233081226
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-233-08122-5

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