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[loo ft-vahf-uh] /ˈlʊftˌvɑf ə/

noun, German.
air force.
the German Air Force

German air force in World War II era, 1935, from German Luftwaffe, literally “air-weapon,” from Luft (see loft).
Luftwaffe [(looft-vah-fuh)]

The German air force in World War II. (See blitzkrieg and Battle of Britain.)


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