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The Luftwaffe Ace and the Spitfire

The Luftwaffe Ace and the Spitfire

He is a German Luftwaffe ace with 81 confirmed victories on the Eastern front. Now a 95-year-old veteran, his talent and courage remain legendary throughout the world.

It is the most iconic British fighter ever built. The hum of its Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, the wonderful elliptical wing, and the speed of its throttle captured the minds and hearts of the British for decades. A groundbreaking development in warfare, it gave the British a decisive advantage when they came face to face with the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain.

Now, for the first and perhaps the only time, History Hit is bringing together these two iconic figures from opposing sides in the war. In a captivating historical moment, Luftwaffe Ace Hugo Broch will soar into the skies in a Spitfire.

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