- air force.
Examples from the Web for luftwaffe
Used without a German army on the ground, as it had been in mainland Europe, the Luftwaffe was incapable of securing victory.Blood and War: The Hard Truth About ‘Boots on the Ground’
September 22, 2014
Again his language was hyperbolic, saying that the scheme would do more damage than the Luftwaffe had managed in World War II.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland
September 17, 2014
A building on Vijzelstraat that was the headquarters of the Dutch Trading Association was taken over by the Luftwaffe.Anne Frank’s Amsterdam
October 12, 2013
The Luftwaffe had B-17s of its own, shot down and rebuilt for secret missions and training.Finding Humanity in the Darkness
March 11, 2013
At its peak in December 1944, the Luftwaffe fielded 5,000 combat aircraft, as compared to 8,300 British planes by that same point.Rethink Everything You Think You Know About World War II
February 10, 2013
What in thunder did Freddy want with that Luftwaffe pilot out in the hall?
Freddy had said the Luftwaffe Captain was "sleeping" in the hallway.
However, those two were crafty veterans of the Luftwaffe, and they had not been wasting time.Dave Dawson at Casablanca
Robert Sydney Bowen
He was sure that at least one of the men hanging around watching him was a Luftwaffe pilot.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin
Every Luftwaffe pilot dropped the nose of his plane, and got out of there as fast as his screaming engine could take him.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front
R. Sidney Bowen
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Word Origin and History for luftwaffe
German air force in World War II era, 1935, from German Luftwaffe, literally "air-weapon," from Luft (see loft).