The development was staggering. By 1939 when Hitler set into motion his schemes for European conquest, the Luftwaffe had more than 4,000 front-line aircraft, making it the most formidable air force in the world.
The Luftwaffe book is one volume included in the Time-Life Epic of Flight series.
Epic of Flight: The Luftwaffe
1 A blitzkrieg from the sky 15
2 Two victorious aerial assaults 43
3 A surprise for Göring’s eagles 77
4 The Luftwaffe spread thin 107
5 The air war over Germany 141