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Junkers Ju fifty two In motion КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Junkers Ju fifty two In motion (Aircraft quantity 186)ByHans-Heiri StapferPublisher: Squadron Signal200252 PagesISBN: 0897474481PDF26 MBThe Junkers Ju 52/3m (drei Motoren; 3 engine) culminated a sequence of all-metal mono­plane plane built via Junkers Flugzeug- undMotorenwerke A.G.1 when you consider that 1915. This sequence begun with the J 1 fighter, which was once the world's first all-metal plane. The J 1 led, via numerous different designs, to the J nine single-seat fighter and the J 10 two-seat assault fighter. either the J nine and J 10 observed short motion within the final yr of worldwide struggle One.The conflict's finish on Martinmas 1918 led Junkers - established at Dessau in critical Germany's Sachsen-Anhalt quarter - to go into civil plane layout and construction. Their first such airplane used to be the F thirteen, a single-engine monoplane delivery wearing pilots and 4 passengers. On 25 June 1919. the F thirteen prototype first flew and the 322 airplane outfitted by means of 1932 observed all over the world carrier. the 1st Junkers tri-motor was once the G 23 of 1924, which used to be additional constructed into the G 24 12 months later. In 1926, extra improvement resulted in the F 24, W 33, and W 34 single-engine and G 31 three-engine transports. sharingmatrixletitbit zero

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Although such techniques produce useful planning data and lay out the physical parameters of weapons effectiveness, they cannot predict the outcome of an engagement. Such tools can, if used properly, help to delineate the outer limits of feasibilityan important considerationbut they can do no more than that. Once opposing forces come into contact, history clearly demonstrates the importance of intangible and unquantifiable variables such as leadership, discipline, training, unit cohesion, and esprit de corps in determining the outcome.

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