Sunday, May 16, 2004

Condor Legion

German �Legion Condor, � a unit of the German air force, or Luftwaffe, detailed by Hermann G�ring for special duty with General Francisco Franco's Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War (1936 - 39). It was sent to Franco on the condition that it stay under German command. The Legion consisted of four bomber squadrons (of 12 bombers each) and four fighter squadrons and was backed by antiaircraft and antitank


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