LUFTWAFFE EFFICIENCY & PROMOTIONS REPORTS - Sprache: englisch
- illustriertes, großformatiges Buch in englischer Sprache
During World War II, eighty-five Fallschirmjäger captured one of the world´s strongest fortifications at Fort Eben Emael, Belgium - manned by 1,200 defenders - in only eighteen hours in May 1940.
As a result of these and many other deeds of valor, some 1,785 Luftwaffe officers and enlisted men won the Knight´s Cross of the Iron Cross - Wolrd War II Germany´s highest decoration for bravery.
This is their story through the eyes of the commanders of 113 of these men, as recorded in their official efficiency reports contained here.
Volume 1 contains detailed biographies and official efficiency and promotion reports for fifty-three Knight´s Cross winners, as well as biographies for sixty-seven rating commanders.