LuftWaffe' (translated from German - air weapons). This is the name of the German Air Force. We turn to the most dramatic page in the history of German winged vehicles, to the period when they were part of the Wehrmacht. Consider the history of creation, combat application, features of designs, characteristics of the most interesting German aircraft of the Second World War. Separately, the jets of the Third Reich will be considered. Despite the fact that these aircraft entered the battle only at the end of the war, they certainly for their time was a miracle of technical thought.