Daniel Uziel. Arming the Luftwaffe: The German Aviation Industry in World War II. Jefferson: McFarland, vii + pp. $ (paper), ISBN. Daniel Uziel, author of Arming the Luftwaffe, has meticulously researched the rise of German Air Force aircraft production from its creation in to its final. “Based on German records, Allied intelligence reports, and eyewitness reports, this study explores the military, political, scientific, and social aspects of.

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The socialism part of National Socialism is often overlooked. I kept putting the book down to Google more information on a given aircraft or to just think about what I had read.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. McFarland added it Mar 13, Amit marked lurtwaffe as to-read Nov 21, Not that this was not done, of course, but it was also deeply involved in the fabrication of the latest combat aircraft.

The inherent weaknesses of the use of slave labor begin to show up as well.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The author presents a very detailed study of the development and destruction of the German aviation industry during the course of the Second World War. Camiel rated it liked it Jul 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. About 40 percent of total German war production, and two million people, were involved in the manufacture of aircraft and air force equipment.


Arming the Luftwaffe: The German Aviation Industry in World War II by Daniel Uziel

Joe Liporace marked it as to-read Nov 19, There was no longer money, resources, or time for the social perks that had made the industry so popular to the people. What I like the most is the lessons learned that one can defer by all the mistakes made in the decision process for a lot luftwaffs activities, from organizing new plants to develop new aircrafts and engines.

And the following is a resource discussing the allied bombing that partly destroyed German’s synthetic fuel production.

Contributing factors include slave labor and rationalization of production that gave production priority to the aviation industry.

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Aug 12, Pierfrancesco Aiello rated it it was amazing Shelves: DomovoiReader marked it as to-read Dec 25, For someone interested in how military economy was organized in the third Reich in this case with focus on the aviation industrydevelopment of new weapons, procurement of weapons for the Air Force, production estimates, production planning, how to organize production, how to organize workers, problems occurred, why expectations were not fulfilled, problems with current aircrafts, etc I highly recommend this book to WWII fans.


In the closing part of the book the author traces the concept, design, development, and production of the light jet fighter the HE Sep 30, Yifan Evan Xu Hsu rated it it was amazing.

These houses of cards that the Nazi empire had constructed begin to fall asunder as the pressure from the allies mounted.

This book is great. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Along with the new factories came improved housing and new amenities.

Refresh and try again. Preview — Arming the Luftwaffe by Daniel Uziel. Such attacks were disastrous to the German military especially Luftwaffe and Panzer troops.