The new British & Canadian Sectors field guide that's coming out for Bolt Action won't only focus on the Allied side of the battle line. Facing off against them were part of the Luftwaffe Field Division, a fighting force made up of soldiers that were from the German's airforce wing. In this preview, we get a look at the history behind the unit and some of what they'll be like on the field.
From the article:
Inside our new book – D-Day: British & Canadian sectors, you’ll find an army list for the soldiers of the Luftwaffe Field Division.
During the early years of the Second World War and throughout the early German successes, the various inherent weaknesses of the Luftwaffe were masked by the overwhelming success of Blitzkrieg. When the Allies stopped the German advances at El Alamein and Stalingrad, it was apparent that the Luftwaffe’s command of the skies was far from undisputed, and losses were heavy. With fewer aircraft, there were thousands of personnel of various trades without the equipment to carry out their core role.