Sunday, 13 November 2016

Battle of Britain Emil Jabo, Bf 110 LG 2, CR 714 GC 1/145 - daily Ebay photo find #191

Feldflugplatz Russland bei Orscha Ju 88 Kennung gelbes Rumpfband. On offer here

Above, somewhere on the Channel coast and, below, in the Ardennes

Below; when CG 1/145 evacuated the airfield at Dreux they left behind some fifteen Caudron Cr 714 fighters. Compare with the image in the excellent book "Les aviateurs polonais en France" (B. Belcarz, Artipresse). 'White 13' was a 2e escadrille machine flown by the future 56th FG ace Boleslaw Gladych..

crainsmilitaria ebay sales are here

"The Caudron fighters - the Cr. 714 and variants" authored by Matthieu Comas and Michel Ledet currently discounted at the Lela Presse website

'Teufelskopf' devil's head emblem of LG 2 Bf 110 C here

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