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Aces of the Legion Condor

Aces of the Legion Condor
by Osprey
Author: Robert Forsyth
Publish Year: 2011
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 8x10x.38"
Restockable: No
Mfg. part #: OSPACE099
Type: Softcover
Series: ACE99


For Germany, the Spanish Civil War proved a perfect testing ground for new technologies and tactics. During the war, some 19,000 German volunteers formed an aviation group called the Legion Condor in support of the fascists. Originally flying He-51s, they were soon upgraded to 109s. These fighters proved dominant in the Spanish skies, and many members of the legion scored five or more kills during the fighting.