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The Junkers Ju 52 the Luftwaffe"s workhorse by Morten Jessen

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Published by Greenhill, Stackpole Books in London, Pennsylvania .
Written in English


  • Germany. Luftwaffe -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • Junkers Ju-52 (Transport plane) -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German.

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Edition Notes

StatementMorten Jessen.
SeriesLuftwaffe at war ;, 20, Luftwaffe at war ;, v. 20.
LC ClassificationsUG1242.T7 J47 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3778516M
ISBN 101853675091
LC Control Number2003545357

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An interesting book about the Junkers Ju 52 and all it's different variants (including the French AAC1 Toucan and the Spanish CASA ), operators (civilian and military) and some select operations wherein the Ju 52 was a key airplane. The book is well researched and some individual planes are singled out, for example the only Ju 52 used by the 4/5.   The Junkers Ju "Iron Annie" Was the Backbone of Nazi Germany's War Effort. Like the breadwinner who is devoted to feeding his family, the Ju .   Luftwaffe book review; 'The Junkers Ju 52 Story' by Jan Forsgren (Fonthill Media, ) Although indelibly associated with Lufthansa and the Luftwaffe, the Junkers Ju 52 served in numerous air forces worldwide for several decades, so there are many books (more than twenty) dedicated to various aspects of its history. Review “Tante Ju”.. “Aunt Ju”. Or “Iron Annie”. Nazi Germany’s iconic workhorse finally enjoys exhaustive, English-language treatment in Classic Publishing’s splendid Junkers Ju A History – available in North America from Specialty Press.. Consider the subtitle your carte du jour: “Airliner Bomber Transporter Ambulance Minesweeper Seaplane”.