Monday, 22 February 2016

Set of pictures with Luftwaffe warbirds and stuff.

Messerschmitt Me 110s fly over the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, 1940
MH 26526 2 - Luftwaffe annotated aerial photograph of RAF Duxford
Two German bombers fly over south-east London on the first day of the Blitz, 7 September 1940.
A Luftwaffe officer with a captured B-17 Flying Fortress, serial number 41-24585 nicknamed "Wulfe Hound", formerly 303rd Bomb Group, painted in Luftwaffe markings. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-17 in Deelen, Holland, 1944.'
The wrecks of Luftwaffe aircraft in a British scrapyard, 24 February 1942. The wing of a Messerschmitt Bf 109E is being lifted by a crane.

Messerschmitt Bf110C
A P-47 Thunderbolt, captured by the Luftwaffe. Hubert Zemke (56th Fighter Group) has handwritten on the reverse: 'Yes the Luftwaffe assembled a few thunderbolts to see what they could actually do.'
A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 42-8370), formerly of the 355th Fighter Group, captured by the Germans and used as a test aircraft by the Luftwaffe. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'T9+FK.'

The wrecks of Luftwaffe aircraft in a British scrapyard, 24 February 1942. The fuselage of a Junkers Ju 88 is being lifted by a crane.
Photo: Stukas in formation in April 1940. Stukas terrorised servicemen and civilians across Europe. They were withdrawn from the Battle of Britain in mid-August after being savaged by the RAF's Hawker Hurricanes