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By Morten Jessen

The Ju fifty two used to be a vital a part of the Luftwaffe and it proved itself a flexible and trustworthy plane in nearly six years of clash. The Ju fifty two first observed carrier as a civil airliner within the Thirties yet, at the outbreak of warfare in 1939, it discovered a challenging position because the Luftwaffe's basic shipping plane, deployed within the transportation of offers and group of workers and, occasionally, flying paratroopers to their objective vacation spot or evacuating wounded from remoted wallet. In 1942, for instance, JU 52s have been seriously serious about shedding offers to trapped Wehrmacht team of workers in Stalingrad and, later, in makes an attempt to fly out wounded infantrymen. this significant contribution to the Luftwaffe at conflict sequence highlights the contribution made through the JU fifty two and covers all of the significant kinds and variations of this rugged plane. Morten Jessen contains infrequent and unpublished photos taken on approximately each entrance of the struggle and ably demonstrates why the Ju fifty two used to be considered with such affection by means of Luftwaffe personnel.

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