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Bombarderos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial // Mitsubishi G4M - Taringa!

Betty ~ Japanese medium bomber Mitsubishi over China, These planes were dubbed "Flying cigarrettes" by their crews due to the lack of armored self sealing fuel tanks. These aircraft catched fire easily - BFD

Curtis P-40

Curtiss Warhawk - the plane renowned for it's duty flights in China with the Flying Tigers squadron. The Warhawk was used by most Allied powers during World War II, and remained in frontline service until the end of the war.

michell169: “B-17 ”

The only European airworthy Flying Fortress. Officially called 'Sally B' she appeared in the film Memphis Belle hence the log that appears on this side of the awesome war bird. Based in the UK at the Imperial War Museum Duxford.

P-61

The Northrop Black Widow, named for the American spider, was the first operational U. warplane designed as a night fighter, and the first aircraft designed to use radar

Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter. Allied code name "Zeke". Gave a nasty surprise to the allied forces at the beginning of the war in the air, sea and ground theatres due to its much better maneuverability and range of up to 2000 miles. It would take up to three years before the Americans could come up with anything to rival it and even then its experienced pilots overcame them

The Japanese Mitsubishi Zero fighter began production in 1940 and served during World War II.

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