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Souce documents on WWII Aircraft
« on: November 23, 2013, 08:25:10 AM »
Have not had a minute to dive into these, so really cannot verify this post.  Sounds like has some great reports in it, though.  This is from David Isby, an original wheel at SPI, and a defense analyst.

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I have made available for download an additional 50 or so source documents on Second World War aircraft and air operations added to the end of the list of documents already available on the Source Material page of THE DECISIVE DUEL website. These sources, in pdf format, include a selection of wartime USAAF intelligence material about the Luftwaffe, postwar statements by senior Luftwaffe leadership, US Strategic Bombing Survey documents, wartime US Army manuals, wartime German conference transcripts and wartime and postwar USAAF/USAF reports.

AAFIntell1944 file
Radio and Radar Tracking, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 54, 19 November 1944
GAR Sea Reconnaissance, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 32, 18 June 1944
Flak in the Pas De Calais, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary n. 23, 16 April 1944
German Photo Units, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary n. 29, 28 May 1944
A GAF Fighter Pilot Sounds Off, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary n.43, 3 September 1944
Air Attack & Morale II, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary n.43, 3 September 1944
Flak vs. Daylight Bombers, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 38, 30 July 1944
Fighter Encounter Reports, n. 12, 23 January 1944
Fighters over Wilhelmshaven, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n, 2, 14 November 1943

AAFIntell1945 file
Me262 Recovered Intact, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 75, 15 April 1945,
The JG300s, Converted Night-Fighter units, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 68, 25 February 1945
German Anti-Jamming Practice, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.68, 25 February 1945
Captured Documents Illustrate GAF Fuel Shortage, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 69, 4 March 1945
Notes of Enemy Aircraft and Units, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n, 69, 4 March 1945
GAF Fighter Operations, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 72, 25 March 1945
New Compensating Gunsight Found on FW-190 D-9, n. 79, 20 May, 1945
German Flak reports, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 80, 27 May 1945
GAF Fighter Formations, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.66, 11 February 1945
Company Front Tactics, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 61, 7 January 1945
Ar 234 Training Units, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.76, 22 April 1945
GAF Officer Reviews German Air Strategy and Tactics 1939 to 1945 Headquarters AAF Intelligence Summary, n.45-8, 30 April 1945
Me 163 vs. Spitfire and Notes on Enemy Flak, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.32, 18 June 1944
The 162, New Jet Fighter, Encountered in Combat, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary n. 76, 22 April 1945
More Notes on the Me-262, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n, 71, 18 March 1945 AND Details of the Jagdscholss, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 76, 22 April 1945
The Development of Me-262 Interception Tactics, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 71, 18 March 1945
GAF Pilots Compare Their Own and Allied Equipment, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 71, 18 March 1945
GAF Fighter Operations, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.71, 18 March 1945
GAF Trainer Units, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.75, 15 April 1945

USAAFETOFiles
The Impact of Allied Air interdiction on German Strategy for Normandy
The Uncertainty of Predicting Results of an Interdiction Campaign
The Control of Tactical Aircraft in the European Theater of Operations
The Tactical Air Force in the European Theater of Operations
Survey of Fighter Pilots in the Eighth Air Force

PostWarLuftwaffe Statements file
General Kessler statement
Edgar Petersen statement
Statement by Oberst Kogler, kommodore of JG 6
Fuehrer Naval Conferences Vol 1
Fuehrer Naval Conferences Vol 2
Fuehrer Naval Conferences 1939
FuehrerNavalConferences1944
Luftwaffe low level attacks
Statement by Field Marshal Erhard Milch
Statement by Field Marshal Erhard Milch
Statement by Field Marshal Erhard Milch
Statement by Field Marshal Erhard Milch
Statement by Field Marshal Erhard Milch
Memoir of General Koller, Luftwaffe CoS, April-May 1945
Interview with Willy Messerschmitt
The Goering Interrogation Part II, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 82, 25 June, 1945.
Defeat through Air Power – Willy Messerschmitt, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.82, 25 June 1945
Goering Interrogated, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n.81, 9 June 1945

USSBS
The Effects of Strategic Bombing on German Morale volume 1
The Effects of Strategic Bombing on German Morale volume 2
The United States Strategic Bombing Surveys (European War)(pacific War)
The Effects of Strategic Bombing on Japanese Morale
Friedrich Seiler of Messerschmitt Interview
Kesselring Interview
p.43 of the defeat of the German Air Force
Werner Junck Interview
p. 44 of Defeat of the German Air Force
The Defeat of the German Air Force (missing p;. 43 and 44 in separate files)
Air Campaigns of the Pacific War

PacificandCBIfile
Reports on the Japanese Air Forces, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 80, 27 May 1945
Japo4enese Air Forces, USAFE Air Intelligence Summary, n. 79, 20 May 1945
Combat Evaluation of Zeke 52, with the F4U-1D, F6F-5, and FM-2. Technical Air intelligence Center report n. 17, November 1944.
Japanese Aircraft Combat Performance, Excerpts from Aircraft Action Reports and Battle narratives, February-May 1944
Navy Liberator vs. Japanese Planes, Battle Notes from the South Pacific, n. 26, 29 October 1943

US Manuals
AAC FM 1-40 – Intelligence Procedures in Aviation Units – 09 Sep 1940
FM 30-35 Military Intel ID of German Aircraft 1942
FM 30-30 ID of US Government Aircraft - 21 Feb 42
FM 30-39 Military Intel ID of Italian Aircraft 24 Oct 1941
FM 30-38 Military Intel ID of Japanese Aircraft – 16 Mar 1942
FM 30-38 Military Intel ID of Japanese Aircraft – 10 Mar 1941
FM 30-34 Military Intel ID of Soviet-Russian Aircraft 19

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