By Jerry Scutts
Completely outnumbered all through their brief two-year sojourn within the Western barren region, the crack fighter pilots of the handful of Jagdgeschwader in-theatre fought an efficient crusade in help of Rommel's Afrika Korps opposed to the British and American forces. depending virtually solely at the Luftwaffe's staple fighter of worldwide battle 2, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the battle-hardened aces used the aircraft's more desirable functionality to accomplish fabulous rankings opposed to the Allies. equally, as soon as driven out of North Africa, those devices endured to take the struggle to the RAF and USAAF from makeshift bases in northern Italy.
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