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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2023 8:53 p.m. PST

…Platoon Forward

"As tank warfare evolved and became a key strategy during the interwar period, the German Wehrmacht envisioned a new kind of blitzkrieg – one that would rain down from the skies. Spurred on by the Condor Legion's success in the Spanish Civil War, the idea gave rise to the Henschel Hs 129, an aircraft designed to be Germany's ultimate Panzerknacker.


The Hs 129 was intended to be a tank-hunting, close-support aircraft. Despite being flown by record-breaking aces, including Rudolf-Heinz Ruffer, who destroyed 80 tanks, the Hs 129 didn't quite live up to its potential, struggling to make a significant impact during World War II…"

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21eRegt19 Nov 2023 10:43 a.m. PST

Interesting article. Nothing really new, but concise and fair. Thanks.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2023 3:15 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami…

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