Edition No. 2
Reviewed by Brett Green
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The second edition of Luftwaffe Im Focus continues with this
series' excellent photographic coverage of Luftwaffe subjects from the
Second World War.
book is presented in portrait A4 format, with a soft cover and
40 pages (plus covers). The paper is heavyweight and glossy. The
publication is laid out attractively and professionally..
uncluttered approach of Edition No.1 is carried on in this new volume.
Once again, photos are large and well reproduced, and mostly presented as
two to a page. Subjects including various (and very interesting) Bf 109s,
Bf 110s, Ju 52, Fw 58, Ju 88s, Ju 87s and many, many more packed between
the covers. Most of the aircraft in this issue are pictured in operational
Three excellent colour photos are supplemented by a new feature, four
colour profiles. The subjects of these profiles are also covered in
wartime photographs, and markings for some of these aircraft are available
on a decal sheet from Start, sold separately. Perhaps the most interesting
of these profile subjects are two Bf 109G-2s in a well defined mottle of
winter whitewash over standard camouflage. The second of these Bf 109Gs is
a Trop version wearing Mediterranean camouflage under its winter coat!
Full text and captions are both provided in German and English.
The captions are quite helpful, with details about units and locations
where that information is available.