WHEN LIGHTING MET STUKA

ANTHONY ROGERS CONCLUDES HIS STUDY OF AIR ACTION OVER THE AEGEAN SEA BY FOCUSING ON THE EVENTS OF OCTOBER 9, 1943

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Among those who took part in the convoy attack was Uffz Friedrich Eisenbach of 1./St.G 3. In November he supported ground troops during the five-day battle for Leros. ‘Fritz’ Eisenbach was reported missing over Russia on March 31, 1944.

Allied forces waged a disastrous three-month campaign in the Aegean during 1943, with many losses on land, at sea and in the air. But the German victories came at a cost.

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