Operation Bodenplatte: The Movie.

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  1. Maximowitz

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    Great clip...
     
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    Interesting, Thanks,
     
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    If you use the search engine and type in "Luftwaffe" or any WWII related word or phrase there's a ton of other stuff too.
     
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    Cool stuff in there.
     
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    Very good. Materially speaking the german attack destroyed several more aircraft that own losses, however as the newreel pointed out the losses of pilots were heavy and non-replace possible.

    By the way, at list two of the guncameras shoved in the reel did not belong to Bodenplatte, note there are no snow in the landscape.
     
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    Noted. A couple of the clips are from elsewhere but nontheless the best footage I could find.

    Unternehemen Bodenplatte was a disaster from start to finish for the Luftwaffe. The best resource to find out this fascinating story is John Manrho and Ron Putz "Bodenplatte: The Luftwaffe's Last Hope." An excellent work.
     
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