Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Luftwaffe in colour - this page last updated January 2020

Bf 109 G-6 W.Nr. 16xxx or 18xxx "Schwarze 4" "N?+??", 2./JG 54, Eastern Front, Summer 1943. Source: PK Sobotta, Ullstein via gettyimages.com.au vi M-A H. Picture available for use here

F-4 trop Friedrich 'white 1' 4./JG 3 Lt. Alfred Helms

Color Farb Dia 18.5.1940 Fieseler Storch in Le Doyen Nivelles Belgien

Emils of III./JG 53

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-7, III./JG 77, Belgrad Semlin airfield, Yugoslavia, May, 1941

A selection of the best colour shots of the Luftwaffe, featuring all genuine dias - no fake colorised images.

Above, Ju 52 and Ju 86 A from FFS B34, Kastrup, Copenhagen Airport. Part of a series of pictures taken by the German flying instructor Josef Rotty. From the collections of the Danish Freedom Museum (part of the Danish National Museum)

Staka Oblt Böhner, 6./JG 53 on "Yellow 9" at Westerland AF at Sylt in July 1941. Here is Böhner again.

..a nice series of colour images currently offered for sale on Ebay. These may or may not be genuine historically accurate reproductions but are useful for an idea of colours and markings.. (as usual here click on the pic for a larger image..)

Servicing a ZG 26 Messerschmitt Bf 110D-3 fitted with the wing-mounted drop tanks on a Sicilian airfield, likely Palermo.


  1. SUPERBES et précieux documents on apprécie MERCI et meilleurs VOEUX pour l'année 2020 ! Bien cordialement robert.