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Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 04:24 PM
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What rank would normally a bomber leader in Schwarm formation have in the Luftwaffe?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...80%931945)

Maybe

Oberleutenant?


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Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 06:44 PM
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Its usually the guy with the most experiance, regardless of his rank whether he's an Generaloberst, Oberleutnant, etc.

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yes they call this member of the Squad the "Staffelkapitän"

the pilot Could be ranked any where from Feldwebel up to Oberst.

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Thanks! Very Happy Nice to know

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As a rule of thumb in the Luftwaffe, the pilot leading is the most qualified for the job and not the highest ranking.

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KWM_Schnaps wrote:
As a rule of thumb in the Luftwaffe, the pilot leading is the most qualified for the job and not the highest ranking.

Wise decision Smile

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