Photos of Aircraft during WWII Airplanes, Bombers, Fighters, all Types

World War Two Aircraft
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Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Boeing B-17D. Smoke can be seen in the background from the burning ships in the background.
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Photo of "Yankee Doodle", B-17
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Taken in April of 1942, this photo shows an Army B-25 taking off from the USS Hornet on it's way to take part in the famous Doolittle Raid.

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This photo, taken in Sept. 1942 shows B-25s and P-39s, at Ladd Field, Alaska, prior to testing by the Soviet Purchasing Commission, September 1942.
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Front view of a Beechcraft C-45A front view. 

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Beechcraft C-45A side view.
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Beech YC-43 assembly line. Photo was probably taken in 1942. 

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This German BF 109E (designated AE 479 by the Royal Air Force) was the first enemy aircraft to arrive at Wright Field, Ohio. Note the British roundels on the lower wing.

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This Boeing B-17B, was at Esler Field, Louisiana, 1941, when this photo was taken.
 
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Boeing B-17D, 1941.
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1 comment:

nikkitembo said...

This is a great collection of photos. It reminds us of serious events in history that have changed our lives.