Leave a Comment on An abandoned Messerschmitt Bf 109G and a pair of Ju 88G night-fighters in a hangar at Wunstorf airfield in Germany, captured by 6th Airborne Division, 8 April 1945.
Continue Reading... An abandoned Messerschmitt Bf 109G and a pair of Ju 88G night-fighters in a hangar at Wunstorf airfield in Germany, captured by 6th Airborne Division, 8 April 1945.
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An abandoned Messerschmitt Bf 109G and a pair of Ju 88G night-fighters in a hangar at Wunstorf airfield in Germany, captured by 6th Airborne Division, 8 April 1945.

An abandoned Messerschmitt Bf 109G and a pair of Ju 88G night-fighters in a hangar at Wunstorf airfield in Germany,…

Leave a Comment on B-17 Flying Fortress (H8-S, serial number 43-39163) nicknamed “Happy Warrior” of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group in flight with two engines aflame after being hit by flak and friendly bombs from a plane above them, 7 April 1945. The bombing altitude was 15,000′. When the lead aircraft, #84
Continue Reading... B-17 Flying Fortress (H8-S, serial number 43-39163) nicknamed “Happy Warrior” of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group in flight with two engines aflame after being hit by flak and friendly bombs from a plane above them, 7 April 1945. The bombing altitude was 15,000′. When the lead aircraft, #84
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B-17 Flying Fortress (H8-S, serial number 43-39163) nicknamed “Happy Warrior” of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group in flight with two engines aflame after being hit by flak and friendly bombs from a plane above them, 7 April 1945. The bombing altitude was 15,000′. When the lead aircraft, #84

B-17 Flying Fortress (H8-S, serial number 43-39163) nicknamed “Happy Warrior” of the 835th Bomb Squadron, 486th Bomb Group in flight…

Leave a Comment on B-25J Mitchell medium bomber (44-29600; 2Lt Francis A. Thompson) of 499th ‘Bats Outta Hell’ Bomb Squadron of 345th ‘Air Apaches’ Bomb Group attacking Japanese Type-C Escort Vessel No. 1, in Taiwan Strait south of Amoy (Xiamen), China, 6 April 1945.
Continue Reading... B-25J Mitchell medium bomber (44-29600; 2Lt Francis A. Thompson) of 499th ‘Bats Outta Hell’ Bomb Squadron of 345th ‘Air Apaches’ Bomb Group attacking Japanese Type-C Escort Vessel No. 1, in Taiwan Strait south of Amoy (Xiamen), China, 6 April 1945.
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B-25J Mitchell medium bomber (44-29600; 2Lt Francis A. Thompson) of 499th ‘Bats Outta Hell’ Bomb Squadron of 345th ‘Air Apaches’ Bomb Group attacking Japanese Type-C Escort Vessel No. 1, in Taiwan Strait south of Amoy (Xiamen), China, 6 April 1945.

B-25J Mitchell medium bomber (44-29600; 2Lt Francis A. Thompson) of 499th ‘Bats Outta Hell’ Bomb Squadron of 345th ‘Air Apaches’…

Leave a Comment on B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group bomb Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany, 5 April 1945.
Continue Reading... B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group bomb Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany, 5 April 1945.
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B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group bomb Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany, 5 April 1945.

B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group bomb Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany, 5 April 1945. (i.redd.it) submitted by Greendragons38 to…

Leave a Comment on Ground crew made an ‘on the line’ check of the radio in the P-51 Mustang ‘Hot Shot Charlies’ of the 364th Fighter Group, US 383rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Honnington, England, United Kingdom, 5 April 1945.
Continue Reading... Ground crew made an ‘on the line’ check of the radio in the P-51 Mustang ‘Hot Shot Charlies’ of the 364th Fighter Group, US 383rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Honnington, England, United Kingdom, 5 April 1945.
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Ground crew made an ‘on the line’ check of the radio in the P-51 Mustang ‘Hot Shot Charlies’ of the 364th Fighter Group, US 383rd Fighter Squadron, RAF Honnington, England, United Kingdom, 5 April 1945.

Ground crew made an ‘on the line’ check of the radio in the P-51 Mustang ‘Hot Shot Charlies’ of the…

Leave a Comment on Three Supermarine Spitfires (R-F) F. MK21 serial LA232,F. Mk21 serial LA217, and nearest, the prototype F. MK22 serial PK312, flying over Castle Bromwich, in March of 1945. Colour by Nathan Howland.
Continue Reading... Three Supermarine Spitfires (R-F) F. MK21 serial LA232,F. Mk21 serial LA217, and nearest, the prototype F. MK22 serial PK312, flying over Castle Bromwich, in March of 1945. Colour by Nathan Howland.
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Three Supermarine Spitfires (R-F) F. MK21 serial LA232,F. Mk21 serial LA217, and nearest, the prototype F. MK22 serial PK312, flying over Castle Bromwich, in March of 1945. Colour by Nathan Howland.

Three Supermarine Spitfires (R-F) F. MK21 serial LA232,F. Mk21 serial LA217, and nearest, the prototype F. MK22 serial PK312, flying…

Leave a Comment on Six TBM-3 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 6 flying from the carrier USS Hancock (CV-19) during a raid on Amami-O-Shima in the Okinawa Campaign, 4 April 1945.
Continue Reading... Six TBM-3 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 6 flying from the carrier USS Hancock (CV-19) during a raid on Amami-O-Shima in the Okinawa Campaign, 4 April 1945.
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Six TBM-3 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 6 flying from the carrier USS Hancock (CV-19) during a raid on Amami-O-Shima in the Okinawa Campaign, 4 April 1945.

Six TBM-3 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 6 flying from the carrier USS Hancock (CV-19) during a raid on Amami-O-Shima in…

Leave a Comment on On This day 75 years ago. April 4th 1945. One f the more spectacular pictures from the air war was taken. B-24M Liberator, ac 44-50838, blown in half by a R4M rocket from a Me 262 jet fighter, over Lauenberg, Germany, 4 April 1945. Only one of the crew, Technical Sergeant Charles Cupp, the radio op
Continue Reading... On This day 75 years ago. April 4th 1945. One f the more spectacular pictures from the air war was taken. B-24M Liberator, ac 44-50838, blown in half by a R4M rocket from a Me 262 jet fighter, over Lauenberg, Germany, 4 April 1945. Only one of the crew, Technical Sergeant Charles Cupp, the radio op
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On This day 75 years ago. April 4th 1945. One f the more spectacular pictures from the air war was taken. B-24M Liberator, ac 44-50838, blown in half by a R4M rocket from a Me 262 jet fighter, over Lauenberg, Germany, 4 April 1945. Only one of the crew, Technical Sergeant Charles Cupp, the radio op

On This day 75 years ago. April 4th 1945. One f the more spectacular pictures from the air war was…

Leave a Comment on U.S. Navy TBM-3 Avenger, Composite Squadron 84 (VC 84), on the catapult aboard escort carrier USS Makin Island (CVE-93), 3 April 1945.
Continue Reading... U.S. Navy TBM-3 Avenger, Composite Squadron 84 (VC 84), on the catapult aboard escort carrier USS Makin Island (CVE-93), 3 April 1945.
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U.S. Navy TBM-3 Avenger, Composite Squadron 84 (VC 84), on the catapult aboard escort carrier USS Makin Island (CVE-93), 3 April 1945.

U.S. Navy TBM-3 Avenger, Composite Squadron 84 (VC 84), on the catapult aboard escort carrier USS Makin Island (CVE-93), 3…

Leave a Comment on Edwin King looking at his P-47 Thunderbolt after an oil line ruptured in flight and covered the aircraft with 28 gallons of engine oil. January 1945, Italy. [1280×976]
Continue Reading... Edwin King looking at his P-47 Thunderbolt after an oil line ruptured in flight and covered the aircraft with 28 gallons of engine oil. January 1945, Italy. [1280×976]
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Edwin King looking at his P-47 Thunderbolt after an oil line ruptured in flight and covered the aircraft with 28 gallons of engine oil. January 1945, Italy. [1280×976]

Edwin King looking at his P-47 Thunderbolt after an oil line ruptured in flight and covered the aircraft with 28…