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    DescriptionShrouded in secrecy and intrigue during its lifetime and myth and legend since its dissolution, the KG 200 still remains for many one of the most fascinating units of the Luftwaffe. Delivering spies while flying captured Allied aircraft, clandestine reconnaissance missions over land and sea, testing new weapons such as the 'Mistel' composite bomber and the piloted V-1, and extremely long-range liaison flights were just some of their tasks. But there was also a more sinister aspect to their operations: men from KG 200 played a significant part in the notorious action against the French Resistance on the Vercors plateau, others were involved in what were effectively suicide missions. Geoff Thomas's deeply researched text throws new light on all aspects of this unit, dispels a number of myths and shows that despite its 'special' status, KG 200 was just as much a prey to the Nazi hierarchy's power politics as every other branch of Wehrmacht, with results that were often tragic but frequently farcical.


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    Title
    Kg 200
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Geoffrey J. Thomas
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 222 mm
    Height: 292 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781902109336
    ISBN 10: 1902109333
    Classifications

    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DFG
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JWG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    Ingram Subject Code: SL
    Libri: I-SL
    BISAC V2.8: TRA002010
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH, 1DFG
    DC21: 940.54493
    DC22: 940.54493
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, NHW, JWCM, WGM
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, (some colour )
    Publisher
    Hikoki Publications
    Imprint name
    Hikoki Publications
    Publication date
    31 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Ottringham