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World War II over Czech Territory books

Messerschmitt Bf 109s & Other Aircraft of I./EKG(J)Discussion forumPreview of sample pages.

Messerschmitt Bf 109s & Other Aircraft of I./EKG(J)

Tomáš Poruba, Jan Vladař

There has been realized an operation within the Luftwaffe since autumn 1944 to increase number of shortage fighter pilots by retraing of bomber pilots. This transformation and pilot training have been described in our titles “Messerschmitt Me 262s of KG & KG(J) units” and “Messerschmitt Bf 109s of KG(J) 6”. This study deals with the I./EKG(J) which should ensure to continuously replenish the personell strengh of KG(J) units and to substitute expected losses and which activities were mostly connected with Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia. The title extends number of titles with this theme to the trilogy.
As is usual in the “Luftwaffe over Czech Territory – 1945” line the historical description is accompanied by historical documents, tables, b/w and colour photos and description of 38 aircraft from that 28 Messerschmitt Bf 109s, 5 Focke-Wulf Fw 190s and 5 Arado Ar 96Bs.
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202118425038 a/cEnglishSoftbound

ISBN: 978-80-907049-3-0

Examples of machines analyzed in the publication

Bf 109G-6/U4, “Black 29”

The Bf 109G-6/U4, “Black 29” belonged to the 2./EKG(J) (later 18./EJG 2). The aircraft underwent repair at the Brinker Eisenwerk, Max. H. Müller company in Wunstorf and has been left in Pilsen in May 1945.

Arado Ar 96B-1, W.Nr. 4535

Arado Ar 96B-1, W.Nr. 4535, originally belonging to the 20./EJG 2 (ex- 4./EKG(J)), was found after the end of the war in the hangar of Pilsen airport. It is connected to the Czech territory not only by its place of the finding, as it was produced by Avia, Prague Letňany in 1942.