This is what aerial combat during World War II over Europe looked like
A video producer by the name of Loudon Maverick has compiled a color video including fighter gun camera footage, dogfights, flak fire, kamikaze attacks, aerial combat between fighters and bombers, carpet bombing and huge explosions from above taken during WWII.
Regardless of the side, it took so much courage to fly and fight against the enemy in the skies over Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, North Africa or the Pacific, where some of the dramatic scenes you can see below were filmed.
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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