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Was it weaker than . THE LUFTWAFFE DIARIES 20 supposed? Or had it withdrawn to specially camouflaged airfields to prepare a counter-attack? It will be seen later how seriously the Luftwaffe top command in Berlin viewed the danger. At Richthofen's command post morning hours of September 1st close behind the front the passed slowly by. He and his waited patiently for the fog to disperse so as to launch They also awaited reports from the front, and requests for air support of the XVlth Army Corps' advance.
Stem from authentic records, even though their sources, in a popular work such as this, are not all given seriatim. BLITZKRreG ON POLAND 11 was given for the following morning, and a few hours later cancelled. Six days of waiting ensued. Six days of torment, which raised the highest hopes . . the conflict. " On August 25th Britain's prime minister announced the conclusion of a further mutual-aid pact between his country and Poland, and even Hitler could no longer count on Britweakness to keep her quiet.
Hozzel. At this point the long-expected happened. The Polish air Over the centre of Warsaw combats of World War IL Two force at last rose to the defence. took place the first air-to-air squadrons composing some thirty fighters of type PZL lie known as their leader Group-Captain S. Pawlikowski's "pursuit-plane formation" became engaged with the twinengined Me 110s of I/LG 1, which formed the escort to the German bombers. , Major Grabmann, had its wounded in an exchange of fire that morning been with a single Polish fighter.