Lüftwaffe in In the Presence of Mine EnemiesEdit
By 2010, the Lüftwaffe reigned supreme. Their only competitor was the Japanese.
Lüftwaffe in "The Phantom Tolbukhin"Edit
Lüftwaffe in The War That Came EarlyEdit
The Lüftwaffe first saw action in Spain during the Civil War, before war broke out in Europe. While other air forces chose to use their bombers for attacking enemy cities, the Lüftwaffe used its bombers to support the army, bombing air fields, railways supply convoys and even attacking enemy positions. These attacks proved devastating and saw the rapid defeat of Czechoslovakia, and the Low Countries.
Although the Lüftwaffe supported the army, it also engaged in strategic bombing. Its bombs shattered cities such as Prague, Rotterdam and Paris; it was reported that on some bomb runs the Luftwaffe specifically targeted Jewish districts.
As the war developed into two fronts, the Lüftwaffe was forced to split their limited resources between the Soviet Union, France and then later England in retaliation for the RAF bombings of German cities. This greatly reduced their effectiveness in the advance on Paris, which in turn lead to the Luftwaffe being unprepared to counter the RAF during the Allied counter attack.
The Lüftwaffe was engaged in fighting the British, United States, and Soviets when the Race arrived in mid-1942. Completely outmatched against Race Killercraft, the Germans fought on anyway. As new jet technologies made their way to the pilots, their odds improved, and drew the attentions of the Race High Command.
By the wars end, the Lüftwaffe had a mix reputation among Race pilots. While they considered the Germans to have the most dangerous aircraft, they weren't considered as tough an air force as ether the Americans or the more formidable RAF.
In 1965, the Lüftwaffe had improved jet fighters when the Race German war erupted. Although armed with better fighter's they were unable to achieve air superiority before the armistice was signed.