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Old 2nd June 2024, 20:55
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Page Up for Christer Bergström's Revised Edtion of Vol. 3 "Black Cross Red Star"

Black Cross / Red Star: Air War over the Eastern Front Volume 3: Stalingrad – The Air Battle. June-November 1942
(Vaktel Förlag -forthcoming 2024)
By Christer Bergstrom. Color profiles by Jim Laurier
384 pages w/ 300+ b&w photos, maps, color profiles and appendices - hardcover, large format

€79
£68
$85 US
$130 AU
$116 CA

Crowdfunding - $120 US for a personally signed & numbered copy.

Shipping world-wide: For customers outside of Sweden: Order at vaktelforlag@gmail.com

"Black Cross / Red Star, Volume 3 covers the air war along the entire Eastern Front during the period June-November 1942 in great detail, with a balance between German and Soviet archive sources etc, and with many first-hand accounts. This edition contains more than twice the word count of the old, 2006 edition, and with a vast amount of new facts based on fresh research.

The author has studied the air war over the Eastern Front for several decades. This work is based on primary sources from both sides and interviews conducted by the author with a large number of veterans from both sides."

Full details, cover art & text excerpt
https://vaktelforlag.se/produkt/blac...november-1942/

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Old 7th June 2024, 20:58
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Re: Page Up for Christer Bergström's Revised Edtion of Vol. 3 "Black Cross Red Star"

Chapters
Chapter 1: The Harsh Enemy
Chapter 2: Fire over Sevastopol
Chapter 3: Air Battle over the Donets
Chapter 4: The Enemies
Chapter 5: The Build-Up
Chapter 6: Air Battle over Voronezh
Chapter 7: The Turn to the South
Chapter 8: Over the Lower Don, Into the Caucasus
Chapter 9: Sacrifice for Stalingrad
Chapter 10: Luftwaffenkommando Ost
Chapter 11: The Calm is Broken at Leningrad
Chapter 12: “I beg to report the destruction of Convoy PQ-17”
Chapter 13: Wearing Down the VVS
Chapter 14: Aces Over Stalingrad
Chapter 15: The Soviets Take the Initiative
Chapter 16: Lost Opportunities
Chapter 17: The Dominance of the Stukas
Chapter 18: Triumph and Decline
Chapter 19: Zenith

* Foreword by
Generalleutnant A.D. Günther Rall, Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot and Starshina Vasiliy Vasilyevich Kurayev, Soviet Gunner & Radio Operator
* Appendices
* Maps
* Aircraft color profiles by Jim Laurier
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Old 21st June 2024, 15:01
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Re: Page Up for Christer Bergström's Revised Edtion of Vol. 3 "Black Cross Red Star"

Very good news, I certainly will buy it !
Is volume 2 (new ed) still available ? I can't find one..
Has someone an idea ?
Thanks in advance and best regards
Marc
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Old 21st June 2024, 22:14
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Re: Page Up for Christer Bergström's Revised Edtion of Vol. 3 "Black Cross Red Star"

Hello Marc,

The revised edition of volume 2 is available at the Vaktel website.

Aberdeen Bookstore (Sheridan, Colorado USA) also offers copies through their website and ebay.

https://vaktelforlag.se/produkt/blac...1941-may-1942/

https://www.aberdeenbookstore.com/bo...1941--may-1942
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Old 22nd June 2024, 16:40
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Re: Page Up for Christer Bergström's Revised Edtion of Vol. 3 "Black Cross Red Star"

thanks a lot Edward !
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