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Hawker Hurricane Mk1

Hawker Hurricane Mk1

Together with the Spitfire, the Hurricane shared honours in the Battle of Britain for fighter work. The illustration depicts a version flown at the time of the Battle.
Hawker Typhoon

Hawker Typhoon

Known as the Tank Buster, the Typhoon specialized in attacking ground targets and played an important part in the liberation of Europe.
Heinkel He 111H-20

Heinkel He 111H-20

Synonymous with the Second World War German Air Force the He 111 first operated in the Spanish Civil War and later flew in the Battle of Britain. The illustration depicts a late- war version equipped with a rotating upper turret.
Heinkel He 177

Heinkel He 177

The He 177 Grief was one of Germany's most ambitious wartime bombers. It operated against targets in the UK and Russia, while anti-ship versions employed early rocket-propelled missiles against convoys in the Atlantic.
Henschel Hs 123A-1

Henschel Hs 123A-1

Combat-proved in the Spanish Civil War, the Hs 123 operated as both a dive-bomber and as a ground-attack aircraft in the French and Russian campaigns.
Henschel Hs 126

Henschel Hs 126

An important recinnaissance and co-operation aircraft used by the Luftwaffe, the Hs 126 saw wide-spread service in the early part of the second World War.
Henschel Hs 129

Henschel Hs 129

Used mainly on the Russian front, the Hs 129 was extremely effective in the close-support role. Versions included the B2 bomber and the B-3 tank-busting aircraft equipped with the long 75-millimeter gun.
Junkers Ju 52/3m

Junkers Ju 52/3m

One of the most famous transport aircraft of the Second World War, the Ju 52 was an integral part of the German war machine and operated in every front. After the war they served in many world countries in civilian airlines and military air forces.
Junkers Ju 87B

Junkers Ju 87B Stuka

The infamous Stuka was a major weapon of the Blitzkrieg at the beginning of the war but proved too vulnerable to use in the face of determined fighter opposition.
Junkers Ju 87B Stuka

Junkers Ju 87B/R Stuka

In addition to the standard B version of the famous Luftwaffe-operated dive-bomber existed the long-range R version with underwing fuel tanks.
Junkers Ju 88A-4

Junkers Ju 88A-4

The Ju 88 was the most versatile of all German bombers.
Lockheed Hudson I

Lockheed Hudson I

One of the first types to be bought by the RAF in the Second World War, the Hudson gained fame as a long-range Coastal Command reconnaissance bomber.
Lockheed P38-F Lightning

Lockheed P38-F Lightning

One of the more distinctive aircraft operated during the Second World War, the twin-boom Lightning saw action with the USAAF in all the major war areas.
Martin B-26 Marauder

Martin B-26 Marauder

From bombing Axis forces in North Africa to pinpoint attacks on German attacks in Northern Europe, the Marauder was one of the fastest medium bombers of the Second World War.
Messerschmitt Bf 109E

Messerschmitt Bf 109E

The E version of the famous Bf 109 German fighter fought initially during the Spanish Civil War and later flew against the RAF in the Battle of Britain in 1940.
Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6

Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6

Best known of all German fighters, the version represented here was introduced in 1942.
Messerschmitt Bf 110D

Messerschmitt Bf 110D

When operated during the Battle of Britain as a long-range heavy fighter the Me 110 was outclassed by the British fighters. It was later to fly successfully in the night-fighter role over Germany.
Me 163B Komet

Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet

Germany's fastest fighter in the Second World War by virtue of its rocket motor, the remarkable Komet achieved considerable success against daylight bombers during the lasts months of war.
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