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Definition(s):

  • (n) the German airforce

News

  1. British museum raises WWII German plane - Tue, 11 Jun 2013 PST

    LONDON – A British museum on Monday successfully recovered a German bomber shot down over the English Channel during World War II. The aircraft, nicknamed the Luftwaffe’s “flying pencil” because ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  2. German WWII bomber raised from English Channel, only known Dornier Do 17 bomber

    German WWII bomber: The aircraft, nicknamed the Luftwaffe's 'flying pencil' because of its narrow fuselage, was shot down off the coast of Kent county in southeastern England more than 70 years ago during the Battle of Britain.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. German WWII bomber raised from English Channel

    LONDON — A British museum on Monday successfully recovered a German bomber that had been shot down over the English Channel during World War II. The aircraft, nicknamed the Luftwaffe's "flying pencil" because of its narrow fuselage, came down off the coast of Kent county in southeastern England more than 70 years ago during the Battle of Britain. The rusty and damaged plane was lifted from ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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Quotes

  1. "You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe," said Prince Charles at the Corporation of London Planning and Communication Committee's annual dinner at Mansion House in December 1987. "When it knocked down our buildings, it didn't replace...
    on May 16, 2004 By: Prince Charles Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Goff said he "played a vital part in Britain's defence at a critical phase of WWII when the Luftwaffe threatened to destroy the British air defence system and economy as a precursor to invasion."
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Phil Goff Source: Earthtimes

  3. "No matter who wanted to see Hitler, no matter if it was (propaganda chief Joseph) Goebbels, (Luftwaffe head Hermann) Goering or anyone else, they had to get past me," said Misch. "Regardless of who called, I picked up the phone."
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Rochus Misch Source: Stuff.co.nz

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