pilots, with little flight training and often no gunnery training, suffered high casualty rates. ... Drawing from a cadre of Spanish Civil War veterans, they had comprehensive courses in aerial gunnery and instructions in tactics suited for fighter-versus-fighter combat. Training manuals also discouraged heroism, stressing the utmost importance of attacking only when the odds were in the ... Air Force strategy The Luftwaffe was devised to provide tactical support for the army on the battlefield.
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