This fully comprehensive study of the Luftwaffe’s supply organisation in the Second World War is based on Allied Intelligence and papers captured from the Germans themselves at the end of the war. It was compiled in the teeth of severe difficulties at the war’s end: many Luftwaffe depots had been wrecked and looted by starving refugees; several senior Luftwaffe personnel were in the American occupation zone and were being rapidly released. Despite all the difficulties, the job was done and this book is the most complete picture of the organisation of the Nazi Luftwaffe in existence. It contains chapters on how the Luftwaffe fitted into the overall Supreme command of the German armed forces; on Speer’s Armaments Ministry and war production; on Goering’s Air Ministry; and how supplies were organised in the field. There are detailed sections on Production and provisioning; Financial control; Selection and training of Luftwaffe supply staff; transport; repair and salvage; the eastern front and identification of equipment – together with original German charts of chains of command. For any serious Luftwaffe enthusiast – this book is simply a must.