Horrido: the Illustrated Manual of Luftwaffe Pilots

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Published in June of 1944, this little book was a manual to teach fighter pilots how to correctly engage their target – how to gauge distances, when to shoot. As in the US, many of the little German military manuals of this time period also included funny cartoons to help soldiers better memorize their content.

Horrido is a hunting expression used in Germany. German hunters say “Horrido” and the crowd answers “Yo”.

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