From the spring of 1939 the new code letter system for Kampfverbänden was introduced. The combination of numbers and letters in front of the side cross indicated the appropriate unit to which a particular machine belonged.
There are speculations on the web about the suicide missions of the German Luftwaffe. Especially in connection with the Sonderkommando Elbe, there is various speculations on this topic. Our article tries to bring additional information to this issue and thus complete the overall picture, especially about the previous history of the so-called Sturmtaktik.