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Title: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 17, 2014, 10:40:35 AM
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10356750_699788976784851_1955092124926012213_n.jpg?oh=b00176a8711683b5d5a1daf0f9b638e1&oe=54CD5A2B&__gda__=1417842323_261f05c892dd24632a53fb31aac2f0ec)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: an-dre-as on September 18, 2014, 06:58:54 AM
Oups! Great picture, LeOne!
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: mellow214 on September 18, 2014, 04:54:21 PM
Wouldn't want to be in that He-111!
(http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj529/zacharybaty/ae47_zpsd401b078.jpg)
(http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj529/zacharybaty/A-Douglas-Dakota-of-the-British-Overseas-Airways-Corporation-at-Gibraltar-silhouetted-by-searchlights-on-the-Rock-1940-45_zps843b8b57.jpg)
(http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj529/zacharybaty/Brewster_239_formation_zps5a0b3ba8.png)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Storebror on September 19, 2014, 12:51:28 AM
(http://s3.postimg.cc/u9jfttvb7/avenger_crash.jpg) (http://postimg.cc/image/8n4fcswqn/full/)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/gxh92ze5t/Attack_On_Wake_Island.jpg)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/82l067er5/B_25_01.jpg) (http://postimg.cc/image/zd6be4hnx/full/)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/it8mrvsdt/Dauntless_1944.jpg)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/vj89r8ay9/Dauntless_San_Diego.jpg)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/s4uoou4xd/F6_Fs_carrier.jpg)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/qw27pgnld/Martin_PBM.jpg)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/4t6kzqqnl/P_51_A.jpg) (http://postimg.cc/image/8pjwvqbn1/full/)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/75ekxc38x/pacific_dauntless_wwii.jpg)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/6jpm1886p/SC_2_Post_Jan_1943_the_same_as_above.jpg) (http://postimg.cc/image/nwzwg33hp/full/)

(http://s30.postimg.cc/n4x8gvzap/TBD_1_pacific_wwii.jpg)















Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 19, 2014, 01:04:35 AM
Nice pictures, just an idea I had opening up this. I seen so many and it might be a smart way to collect them
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Gaston on September 19, 2014, 04:35:17 AM
Me-109 over the Alps...

(http://www.kczum.ch/aviation/images/Me-109_500.jpg)

Ground crew...

(http://www.pionnair-ge.com/spip1/IMG/jpg/MeBf109-Buochs-1943-44-coul.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 19, 2014, 04:47:38 AM
@ Mike, that P-40 with cannons, do you know the story about it? 20 mm?
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Tom2 on September 19, 2014, 05:30:53 AM
Otto, that's a P-51A. :D
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 19, 2014, 09:38:55 AM
Crap, you are right the allison engine got me fooled. Anyway, it is still a unusual armament
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Storebror on September 19, 2014, 11:10:37 AM
Otto, that's a P-51A. :D
still a unusual armament
Let's be precise chaps, it's not a P-51A. It's a P-51 and so the armament is just normal.
P-51 was the first order of the U.S. Army, designated NA-91 by North American.
Since the U.S. Army wasn't happy with the mixed armament on british Mustangs, they opted for the depicted 4 hispano 20mm wing cannon loadout.
That didn't pay out and many aircrafts of this lot were converted to F-6A recon planes or shifted to the brits who reverted the armament to their mixed layout again, designating the aircraft "Mustang Mk.IA".

The P-51A would be "NA-99" or "Mustang Mk.II" and it would carry cal .50s in the wings.

Best regards - Mike
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 19, 2014, 12:28:57 PM
 :-[ Again , I am sorry , I draw from the hip too often :)

I never knew about the Hispano armament, then again I am not a fighter type at all. I am glad things was put straight right away

Norwegian Moscito over mountains
(https://scontent-a-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10599303_942396669121790_3195816233026103553_n.jpg?oh=6964e7fba4a55409ad9d4b26c314f65a&oe=548CC68D)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Tom2 on September 20, 2014, 07:29:03 AM
Otto, that's a P-51A. :D
still a unusual armament
Let's be precise chaps, it's not a P-51A. It's a P-51 and so the armament is just normal.
P-51 was the first order of the U.S. Army, designated NA-91 by North American.
Since the U.S. Army wasn't happy with the mixed armament on british Mustangs, they opted for the depicted 4 hispano 20mm wing cannon loadout.
That didn't pay out and many aircrafts of this lot were converted to F-6A recon planes or shifted to the brits who reverted the armament to their mixed layout again, designating the aircraft "Mustang Mk.IA".

The P-51A would be "NA-99" or "Mustang Mk.II" and it would carry cal .50s in the wings.

Best regards - Mike


Never too old to learn something. ;)

Great shots Otto, I enjoyed them.

Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: HotelAlpha on September 20, 2014, 09:50:04 AM
SM 81 pictured at an air field, in 1940

(http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a585/hotelalpha200/2464274927_45b58b98bb_zpsf88b847b.jpg) (http://s1285.photobucket.com/user/hotelalpha200/media/2464274927_45b58b98bb_zpsf88b847b.jpg.html)


Another SM 81 in the mid 40's, probably 1944-45
(http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a585/hotelalpha200/avc_00266334_zps3182a6f4.jpg) (http://s1285.photobucket.com/user/hotelalpha200/media/avc_00266334_zps3182a6f4.jpg.html)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: BravoFxTrt on September 22, 2014, 08:31:25 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/vBKsmVi.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Tom2 on October 04, 2014, 12:40:18 PM
Otto, that's a P-51A. :D
still a unusual armament
Let's be precise chaps, it's not a P-51A. It's a P-51 and so the armament is just normal.
P-51 was the first order of the U.S. Army, designated NA-91 by North American.
Since the U.S. Army wasn't happy with the mixed armament on british Mustangs, they opted for the depicted 4 hispano 20mm wing cannon loadout.
That didn't pay out and many aircrafts of this lot were converted to F-6A recon planes or shifted to the brits who reverted the armament to their mixed layout again, designating the aircraft "Mustang Mk.IA".

The P-51A would be "NA-99" or "Mustang Mk.II" and it would carry cal .50s in the wings.

Best regards - Mike


Just researching for my P-51A project, here they say it was a retrofitted P-51A:
http://www.swissmustangs.ch/index2.html
 ;D

Necromongering the topic. TBH I cannot keep the overview of all early Mustang designations in memory anyway, my brain is unsufficiently equipped for high alt numbers, rather a low alt performing turn and burn tool. :P  :D
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: mellow214 on October 04, 2014, 06:37:21 PM
(http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj529/zacharybaty/F4U-1A17740VMF-21412-43-1_zpsf89d7151.jpg)
(http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj529/zacharybaty/Type200020Zeke20fighters20on20Shokaku20ready20for20launch20-20Battle20of20Santa20Cruz20-202620October201942_zpsd47f7c34.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 01, 2015, 02:23:58 PM
Russian Bombardier in a IL-4 is my personal guess, I do not know anything about this photo, probably safe on the ground and arranged. But it do not make it less interesting
(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/10858524_10206597736656486_5302385780904518756_n_zpszplrkcif.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 02, 2015, 01:59:52 AM
(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/11903702_10153218878393666_2033456689793754922_n_zpsvkxzynv7.jpg)

Itried to find the story behind this one, but I simply aint got the time, the serial number is readable so I guess it would be doable. It is shared by the Flying Heritage collection.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 06, 2015, 10:55:33 AM
(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/11223714_1050416244969124_6275054742173586797_n_zpsv5gkqneh.jpg)
 With its gunner visible in the back cockpit, this Japanese Nakajima “Kate” Torpedo bomber, smoke streaming from the cowling, is headed for destruction in the water below after being shot down near Truk, Japanese stronghold in the Carolines, by a Navy PB4Y on July 2, 1944. Lieutenant Commander William Janeshek, pilot of the American plane, said the gunner acted as though he was about to bail out and then suddenly sat down and was still in the plane when it hit the water and exploded.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 06, 2015, 11:12:29 AM
(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/A-20_zps774hz4aj.jpg)

(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/A-201_zpsdjqwgt6q.jpg)

(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/A-202_zpsbfk8wket.jpg)

Two of twelve U.S. A-20 Havoc light bombers on a mission against Kokas, Indonesia in July of 1943. The lower bomber was hit by anti-aircraft fire after dropping its bombs, and plunged into the sea, killing both crew members.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Spinnetti on September 06, 2015, 02:39:58 PM
...
Itried to find the story behind this one, but I simply aint got the time, the serial number is readable so I guess it would be doable. It is shared by the Flying Heritage collection.

By the bent props, the motors were running and looks like it just had a hard landing?
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 24, 2015, 05:54:14 AM
(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/liberator_zpsxv6bdcmk.jpg)

B24 44-40210 854th BS 491th BG : 18th september 1944 near Eindhoven
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Gaston on September 24, 2015, 06:49:53 AM
(http://s16.postimg.cc/arrrjyzmt/flugzeugmechaniker_warten_1940_in_thun_eine_mess.jpg) (http://postimage.org/)

1940, Swiss mechanicians preparing a Me-109E for a new mission.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: GUZKNIFE on September 24, 2015, 08:52:15 AM
(http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/430a/03dtgmbs2w55u2pzg.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 24, 2015, 12:44:05 PM
(http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad32/finno2/hitlerjugend_zpsmz4bnor8.jpg)

A group of boys from the aviation section of the Hitler jugend holding a glider pilot at the airport in Trebbin.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on September 25, 2015, 08:34:18 AM
These finding is credited Toobone, many thanks man :)

Time for some cockpit views :

DO-17
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/german_fliers.e5vqvbk4zxss4ooo4s44so0k.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

HE-111
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/he1.55xgpwl570sos48s0o4ksww4o.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/heinkel_he_111kg76.6l40xlrf99c0o84k44cowk8s8.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)


Final briefing PE-2
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/pe_2.3y4onczpexogg08s48kscgk0c.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/0_b91e9_48fa3691_orig_cor.9nb34jiko8cosg808o404sg0o.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

and the beautiful Yak in background ;)
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/586_1.e496f0dyo14o440kogwkkk4wk.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

P-39 in the russian front
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/kutahov.5fvq5r7hmfswoogggg4c0kg44.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/1_12481_original_cor.80y5hb55amo84o0c08sco480g.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/f_lepelenko_06_cor.b0eqy3a4nps8wggccks8c8o8k.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: -bb- on October 27, 2015, 09:44:44 PM
Great pics, just fantastic. Some of those TBDs may have worn blue at Midway

Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Fox on December 15, 2015, 08:39:03 AM
(http://lib.rus.ec/i/68/240868/pic_37.jpg)
(http://s52.radikal.ru/i136/1209/38/7b52b7e82378.jpg)
(http://www.e-reading.club/illustrations/1010/1010126-neizyak_1672_img_064.jpg)
(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/yak-3-rast.jpg)
(http://www.popmech.ru/upload/iblock/2c8/2c88ffb64e3e466909264f579d38d693.jpg)
I love Yaks.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: LuseKofte on May 19, 2016, 10:37:54 AM
(http://i0.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-6.jpg?w=950)

Boeing B-29 Superfortress 42-24592 “Dauntless Dotty” 869th Bomb Squadron, 497th Bomb Group, 73rd Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force. 24th of November 1944. (Source ‘Life’ Magazine. Colorized by Leo Courvoisier from Argentina)


(http://i2.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-7.jpg?w=960)

Soviet Air Force officers, Rufina Gasheva (848 night combat missions) and Nataly Meklin (980 night combat missions) decorated as ‘Heroes of the Soviet Union’ for their service with the famed ‘Night Witches’ unit during World War II. They stand in front of their Polikarpov Po-2 biplanes. (Colourisation and research by Olga Shirnina from Russia)


(http://i0.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-9.jpg?w=761)

Squadron Leader J.A.F. MacLachlan, the one-armed Commanding Officer of No 1 Squadron RAF, standing beside his all-black Hawker Hurricane Mark IIC night fighter, ‘JX-Q’, at Tangmere in West Sussex, England. (Source – Royal Air Force official photographer Woodbine G (Mr) © IWM CH 4015. Colorized by Paul Reynolds. Historic Military Photo Colourisations)

(http://i1.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-10.jpg?w=960)

US Air Force pilot 2nd Lieutenant Robert Wade Biesecker with his crew of the 569th Bombardment Squadron, 390th Bomb Group, US Eighth Air Force, standing by ‘Honey Chile’, their B-17 Flying Fortress bomber (serial 42-31027), at RAF Framlingham, a US Eighth Air Force Bomber Command station in England, 18 October 1943. (Photographer: M. McNeil, for Fox Photos. Images courtesy of the Hulton Archive/ Getty Images. Colorized and researched by Benjamin Thomas from Australia)

(http://i0.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-11.jpg?w=960)

F/L J. F. Thomas and the crew of Avro Lancaster Bomber ‘B’ MkI ‘Victorious Virgin’ RF128 QB-V of RCAF 424 Squadron “Tiger” Squadron on the 21st of March 1945. (probably taken at the Skipton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire airfield). (Colorized by Tom Thounaojam from India)

(http://i2.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-16.jpg?w=967)

Flying Officer Leonard Haines of No. 19 Squadron RAF sits by the cockpit of his Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia (QV-?) at Fowlmere, near Duxford. September 1940. (Photo Source – © IWM CH 1373. Colorized by Paul Reynolds. Historic Military Photo Colourisations)


(http://i1.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-19.jpg?w=1024)

The crew of Avro Lancaster “C for Charlie” of No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron RAF, try to warm themselves in their Nissen hut quarters at Dunholme Lodge, Lincolnshire, England, after returning from a raid on Stuttgart, 2nd of March 1944. (Source – © IWM (CH 12379. Colorized by Paul Edwards)


(http://i2.wp.com/historyinfotos.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/WWII-colorized-23.jpg?w=960)

A Finnish Brewster Buffalo 239 fighter (BW-352) of (Squadron) Lentolaivue/24 at Selänpää airfield. 24th June 1941. (Source – SA-Kuva. Colorized by Tommi Rossi from Finland)


Source and more pic´s here : http://historyinfotos.com/2015/11/04/50-breathtaking-wwii-colorized-photos/
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: mellow214 on May 31, 2016, 08:30:42 PM
Refueling a Me-163
(http://s6.postimg.cc/w2zqfv801/1640.jpg)
A Lanc on the runway before take off, the three searchlights showing the altitude of the cloud base.
(http://s6.postimg.cc/f3qs0lwsh/An_Avro_Lancaster_on_the_runway_before_taking_of.jpg)
A pair of FAF Hawks taking off.
(http://s6.postimg.cc/6mr9pos3l/JSdia193.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Dreamk on August 26, 2016, 07:53:09 AM
Quote
Another P47 at Alto Airbase
P47? indeed? for me this looks as a French Bloch 151-2 being inspected by Germans in 1940
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: King_109 on August 26, 2016, 02:23:08 PM
Lets smile xd
(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/09/202_air_group_pilots_at_Kupang.jpg/640px-202_air_group_pilots_at_Kupang.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Storebror on August 27, 2016, 12:31:48 AM
P47? indeed? for me this looks as a French Bloch 151-2 being inspected by Germans in 1940
The captions in that post are above the images ;)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: max_thehitman on September 02, 2016, 08:13:59 PM

(http://66.media.tumblr.com/d403e04c1a77dc508b087cd28044e82e/tumblr_o3lb4nzy531tfjr3vo1_1280.jpg)

Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: HCP54 on October 07, 2016, 07:36:52 PM

Itried to find the story behind this one, but I simply aint got the time, the serial number is readable so I guess it would be doable. It is shared by the Flying Heritage collection.

B-25 with broken back Pg 2 >  Judging by the palm trees and the tail code it looks like a 42nd Bombardment Group Crusaders B-25J in the South Pacific, possibly Stirling Island. What baffles me is the serial number [43] 33298 or 33290. Neither lines up with a J model production run.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SirSinsemilla on June 06, 2017, 11:06:50 PM
Some good colorizations here guys.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Toobone on June 10, 2019, 02:37:56 AM
Vladimir Kokkinaki ( at the helm of the “flying tank” IL-2 )
(https://klimbim2014.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/ilyushin-il-2-shturmovik-in-flight-5.jpg)

Vladimir Konstantinovich Kokkinaki (1904 - 1985) - famous Soviet test pilot, Major General of Aviation

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Vladimir_Kokkinaki.jpg)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Toobone on June 10, 2019, 02:47:37 AM
Personnel of the 189 Guards Brest Order of Suvorov 3 class, ground attack aviation regiment after victory at the walls of the destroyed Reichstag, May 1945

(https://klimbim2014.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/personnel-of-the-189-guards-brest-order-of-suvorov-assault-aviation-regiment-after-the-victory-in-the-destroyed-reichstag-may-1945wc39f.jpg)

The Il-2 aircraft cell of the 6th Guards Assault Aviation Regiment during the combat mission. Latvia, August 1944

(https://klimbim2014.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/the-il-2-aircraft-cell-of-the-6th-guards-assault-aviation-regiment-during-the-combat-mission-latvia-august-1944.jpg)

Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Lagarto on June 10, 2019, 03:00:33 PM

(https://i.postimg.cc/mgJLzgn1/2009-9043.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/0zGRhPP9)

(https://i.postimg.cc/d0Cq8KMH/F4-U-1-on-ground-in-chocks-with-test-pilot-Willard-B-Booth-Oct.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/2qzRDMSh)

(https://i.postimg.cc/5NtbszdF/F4U-1.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/K4C6zRYZ)

(https://i.postimg.cc/sD0yq2sH/NASM-SI-98-15407.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/gnRf6mw3)

(https://i.postimg.cc/pLhxHtdW/NASM-XRA-0119-B-17-C-1941.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/QF3vQw5w)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: Toobone on June 11, 2019, 03:06:32 AM
The death of the Japanese light cruiser "Casia" off the coast of French Indochina. On January 12, 1945, the "Casia" as part of the HI-86 convoy was subjected to massive attacks by deck aircraft from aircraft carriers of the 38th US operational connection (U.S Task Force 38). As a result of hits of a torpedo and two bombs, he went to the bottom, taking with him 621 crew members. Only 19 Japanese sailors managed to survive. The fate of the "Kasii" was shared by most of the ships of the Japanese convoy HI-86.

(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/cruiser_kashii.etpzj98b11k4kwk48o0wkokk0.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

A Japanese coastal artillery shell rupture at the side of the American light cruiser Birmingham (USS Birmingham (CL 62) from the 57th operational compound (TF 57). The picture was taken from the side of the heavy cruiser Indianapolis (USS Indianapolis (CA-35) the operation of the landing of American amphibious forces on the island of Saipan (Mariana Islands).



(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/birmingam1.o06oe65jfkg8s04ggw40840c.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

Launch of the He 60 seaplane from the board of the German light cruiser Nuremberg.

(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/fri3i.28sfej0dyikg84c04s8swsow.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

Released small series He-100D-1 was used in the spring of 1940 for disinformation of enemy intelligence. To confirm that the aircraft was allegedly actually adopted by the Luftwaffe, its photos were widely published with different emblems, which should show its wide distribution. For more obfuscation, the aircraft was designated as He-113. In reality, the remaining aircraft of the series were sent to the air defense squadron of its own Heinkel plant in Marien. He-100 combat missions were not recorded.

(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/heinkel.8tbwclidab4s880wcggc44wgw.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)


Italian self-propelled installation of fire support Autocannone Lancia 3RO da 100/17 sample 1941 in northern Africa. In the back of the Lancia 3RO truck a captured 100 mm Model 1916 howitzer mounted; in the Italian army the howitzer was called the Obice da 100/17 modello 16.

(http://waralbum.ru/wp-content/uploads/yapb_cache/5b7be37499f2ab674c6c08908251f0d117aab7278d64f55ce8f57a1c56a9798f1.emmf4alefvccw4o48sc48gg0s.ejcuplo1l0oo0sk8c40s8osc4.th.jpeg)

German seaplanes Heinkel He-59, Heinkel He-115 and others parked in the fjord in the Norwegian Stavanger region. The picture was taken from the board of the British aircraft Lockheed Hudson from the 18th group of the Coast Command of the British Royal Air Force (No. 18 Group, RAF Coastal Command)
P.S.: so, mapmakers of North areas, look at this landscape..

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Soviet soldiers and commanders inspect the German Henschel reconnaissance aircraft Hs.126 captured near Moscow in December, 1941.

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The German long-range reconnaissance seaplane Blohm & Voss BV 138 splashed down near the submarine U-255 (type VII C) off the coast of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago. The landing was done for the purpose of refueling from a submarine.

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Experimental high-altitude Luhftwaffe interceptor Blohm und Voss B.155 V-2By captured by US military in the hangar. Originally, the machine was developed by Messerschmitt AG as a single deck fighter for the Graf Zeppelin aircraft carrier. Further development was carried out by Blohm und Voss. It is considered one of the most bizarre fighter with a piston engine, which appeared during the 2nd World War in the "Third Reich". The V.155 had an extremely large wing span and completely non-standard placement of radiators. The picture shows the unfinished third prototype. Subsequently, he was sent to the UK, where after the exhibition in Farnborough, the plane was transported to the United States for detailed study.

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Technical staff launches Heinkel He 114 A-2 (Heinkel He 114 A-2) hydroplane of the Romanian Air Force (Mamaija hidrodrom). Seaplane made in Germany.

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Gotha Go 244 transport aircraft (Gotha Go 244, onboard code NI + FQ) of a special purpose combat group KGr.z.b.V. (Kampfgruppen zur besonderen verwendung) Luftwaffe at the airfield.

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The crew of the German Dornier Do-26V4 flying boat (Dornier Do-26V4) of the 108th special transport group (KGr.zbV. 108) gets out of the car. A distinctive feature of the Do-26 was that the axles of the screws of both rear engines could deviate upwards by 10 degrees. This protected the propeller blades from water spray damage during takeoff and landing.

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German light night bombers Gota Go.145, captured by Soviet troops at the airdrom, the Don Front. At the first plan is the German co-ordinated aircraft Fi 156 Storch.
P.S.: U-2 antagonist ;)
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Captured German technics at an exhibition in the Gorky Central Culture and Exhibition Complex in Moscow. In the foreground is a German Focke-Wulf Fw bomber. 200 "Condor", followed by the German Henschel attack aircraft Hs.129В, followed by the German fighter Messerschmitt Bf.109. On the left is the German Junkers U-88 bomber (Ju 88), on the left and right are several German Heinkkel He-111 bombers. In the center of the photo and the extreme in the background of the military transport aircraft Junkers U-52 (Ju-52). To the right of the Central Junkers Yu-52 are another Messerschmitt fighter Bf.109 and the Dornier Do.17Z bomber.

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Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: [FAC]Ghost129er on January 14, 2020, 12:39:32 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/BLqEuy0.gif)
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: [FAC]Ghost129er on February 09, 2020, 03:05:29 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/ywwS1Rl.gif)
'Rocket acceleration proves too much for a Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet test airframe'

Found on Imgur.com, shared cause it's interesting - to me at least.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Storebror on February 09, 2020, 11:12:57 PM
Nice one Ricky.
However it's plain to see that the wing roots fail from excessive wing lift, the airframe sits on the trolley with like 5° AoA or so.
So this is not exactly an accelleration issue, but rather a wing assembly one.

]cheers[
Mike
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: [FAC]Ghost129er on February 17, 2020, 12:25:17 PM
I just posted the gif - after being here for a while and thinking I knew it all; you guys put me to shame with my WWII warbirdie knowledge when compared to what all you guys know. :))

It was just funny to see such a thing on Imgur.com, and I rarely see quality content, so I had to share this immediately - but thanks for the explanation. I wonder, did they do it to find it's breaking point or were they just stupid when they rolled it at that speed with the wing at that angle..?
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: SAS~Storebror on February 17, 2020, 11:26:21 PM
did they do it to find it's breaking point or were they just stupid when they rolled it at that speed with the wing at that angle..?
Can't do much more than wild guessing so this is the best I can come up with from watching the gif a couple of times.
The thing looks pretty much like a full-scale Me-163B model, with all parts attached.
The trolley was bound to crash.
The mounting of the 163 model was not fixed, it was just "sitting" on it's CoL point.
The rocket acceleration seems pretty fast.
In summary, this looks like an early "free flight" test of a full-scale wooden model with weights attached in the fuselage.
The reason why the wings failed is guesswork again.
Rockets cause a lot of vibration, especially the crappy ones used at that time.
A trolley adds further components of vertical acceleration/vibration if the track isn't 150% plain and smooth.
The excessive vibration might have cracked the wing root while the model was accelerating along the track, and when there was sufficient lift to get the thing off it's trolley, the wing roots were too weak to keep it all together.

]cheers[
Mike
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: [FAC]Ghost129er on March 30, 2020, 06:04:17 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/Xobfs1d.gif)

More of this stuff here (https://imgur.com/user/hw97karbine). Really worth taking a look.
Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: [FAC]Ghost129er on May 09, 2020, 09:11:50 AM
F.A.C. IRL on the SAS/FAC Dogfight Server:
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Title: Re: WWII photographs
Post by: tomoose on May 09, 2020, 02:51:11 PM
I've tried tipping the V1 in IL2 with a P-51 but every time it takes the tip of the P-51's wing off.  I know it is also problem just to disturb the airflow by getting a wing in front of the V1 wing but haven't been able to pull that off.