Saturday, 16 February 2013

Daily Luftwaffe Ebay photo find -Junkers Ju 88 Schlachtflieger

just posted for sale by lohrbeerblatt here - somebody secure these for Art Metcalf's forthcoming work..

nice Friedrich ('Yellow 1' ?) featuring the 'lachender Teufelskopf' ( lit. 'laughing devils head') or 'grinning Devil'  emblem of  III./JG 54 usually attributed to 9.Staffel. Given the shirt-sleeves & bare chest this is possibly the late summer/fall 1941 given the position of the Rumpfband ahead of the Balkenkreuz and the basic 'field' facilities