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LW018 Luftwaffe Field Division Section Leader by King and Country (RETIRED)

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$32.00
SKU:
LW018
Retired


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LW018 “Section Leader”

Utilizing his camouflaged tent cover as a smock this feldwebel observes enemy positions.

“Luftwaffe In Action”

After seeing this headline you might be forgiven for thinking there’s more German aircraft appearing… Well, not just yet… but we’re still talking fighting airmen in battle.

This time, it’s the men of the Luftwaffe Field Divisions. By 1942 the huge losses in the Army’s manpower meant that the Wehrmacht had to seek out additional troops. One huge potential source was Goering’s Luftwaffe.

Already over-manned and under utilized the Luftwaffe appeared to have “men-to-spare”. Goering insisted however that he would only allow these airmen to be trained and used as ground forces if they could be retained under his overall command and they could then be designated as “Luftwaffe Field Divisions”. Eventually some 21 divisions were raised and 5 fought in France during the Normandy campaign. Our latest “in-action” figures contain 14 fighting airmen in 9 different small sets and individuals.


Other Details

Release Date:
August 2009
Retired Date:
August 2013

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