Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe Ad Blurbs (DOS)
Advertising BlurbsAdvertisement in COMPUTE, November 1990:
SOME OF HITLER'S DEADLIEST WEAPONS NEVER SAW ACTION. UNTIL NOW.
Imagine the shock of American B-17 pilots when the first German jet fighters whistled past. The lumbering bombers seemed to stand still, sitting ducks for radical aircraft years ahead of their time.
The twin-jet Me 262 unleashed a volley of 24 air-to-air missiles in less than a tenth of a second. It's just one of the little-known aircraft you'll encounter in Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe. You'll also blast off at 16,000 feet per minute in the incredible Me 163 Komet rocket fighter. And pilot the remarkable Gotha 229, which bore an uncanny resemblance to today's Stealth bomber.
Were the Allies saved by Hitler's blunder?
As you'll read in the 224-page historical manual, Hitler's demand for a blitz bomber delayed deployment of the Me 262s as fighters.
In Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe, you can reverse that decision. And pit these revolutionary weapons with the more familiar German Bf 109 and FW 190 fighters against the Eighth Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress, P-51 Mustangs, and P-47 Thunderbolts. All technically, historically, and graphically authentic.
Fly in the face of danger.
Desperate to stop the massive daylight bombing raids of the Allies, the Germans rushed their experimental aircraft into service in late 1944. You'll experience the nail-biting terror of piloting aircraft that were as dangerous to fly as they were to the enemy.
You'll rock with the impact of a direct hit. Struggle for visibility through oil smeared, bullet-shattered canopies. Watch in horror as your engine burns. And wrestle for control against G-forces and rough wind conditions. All with the vivid realism of bitmapped 256-color VGA graphics and room-rattling sound effects.
In Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe, you'll do more than relive the air combat over Germany from 1943 to 1945. You'll decide for yourself whether these exotic superweapons could have changed the outcome of the war.
Contributed by Belboz (6583) on Apr 14, 2001.
U.S. Air Power vs. German Superweapons! As American forces seized control of the skies over Germany, NAZI scientists unleashed strange and powerful aerial weapons in a last, desperate attempt to win the war. Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe gives you a gripping, highly realistic experience of these extraordinary air battles, from the first daylight bombing raids in 1943 to the final days of the Third Reich.
Contributed by Raphael (1261) on Aug 20, 1999.