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Under the proposed CONOPS, one fighter wing (Jagdgeschwader) would accompany each Kampfgeschwader during its entire mission--flown at 190mph at 13-15,000 ft--while another took off later, and --flying at the more tactically appropriate 300mph above 20,000 ft--would sweep ahead, attacking any interceptors rising to meet them.
From this point on three fighter wings (Jagdgeschwadern) were required to protect each Kampfgeschwader, thus limiting bomber operations to less than 300 sorties daily.
IV twin engine bombers to appear over Italy, courtesy of Kampfstaffel 19, Kampfgeschwader 4.
Hirschberger was a member of Kampfgeschwader 76 (KG 76), a Luftwaffe bomber outfit equipped with Ar 234s.
Hs293 missiles and FX1400 guided bombs were successfully employed in 1943-44 by Luftwaffe bomber units; one of only five battleships sunk at sea solely by aviation, the Italian battleship Roma, was sunk by FX1400s dropped and guided by Do-217 crews of Kampfgeschwader (Bomber Squadron) 100.
John Weal's HE 111 KAMPFGESCHWADER ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT (9781780963075, $22.
John Weal's HE 111 KAMPFGESCHWADER IN THE WEST (9781849086707, $22.
In October 1944 Rod was based at Celle, northeast of Hannover, after Kampfgeschwader 100--with its He 177s and Dornier 217s, equipped with remote-controlled glide and buzz bombs, and amour-piercing anti-shipping bombs-had been disbanded because German priorities were now shifting to home defence.
95), telling of two competing attempts to refine proven designs for aerial combat, and John Weal's JUNKERS JU 88 KAMPFGESCHWADER IN NORTH AFRICA AND THE MEDITERRANEAN (9781846033186, $22.
Kampfgeschwader 77 had been withdrawn from the front line in mid-July in order to replace its Dornier Do 17Zs with newer Junkers Ju 88s.
6) The figures for fighter sorties are plausible--some units made two sorties that day--but comparison of British and German records suggested that only about 300 bombers from Luftflotten 2 and 3 crossed the coast: the attacks by Luftflotte 5's Kampfgeschwader 26 and 30 from Norway were in fact the heaviest attempted raids of the day.