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Heinkel He 111

The Early Years - Fall of France, Battle of Britain and the Blitz
by Chris Goss
Frontline Books

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Pub Date: 2017
Format: Paperback with bw illus.
Pages: 146 pp.
Size: 7.50 x 9.75 inches

ISBN: 9781848324831
TB Code: 1903232
Availability: 180 in stock

Considered to be the best known German bomber of the Second Wold War, the Heinkel He 111 served in every military front in the European theater, having first being deployed in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. It then saw extensive service in the invasion of Poland, the Norweigan campaign and the invasion of the Low Countries and France in 1940.

When the Luftwaffe was tasked with destroying Britain’s ability to resist invasion in 1940, the He 111 formed almost half of the Gruppen employed by Luftflotte 2 and Luftflotte 3. When the Luftwaffe switched to attacking cities and industrial sites the Heinkel 111 was widely employed, with raids against targets such as London, Coventry, Bristol, Birmingham and Liverpool.