Tuesday 20 October 2015

3./ KG 26 He 111 torpedo bomber, Salon de Provence, spring 1943

 Lovely shots of a 3./ KG 26 He 111 torpedo bomber carrying two LT F5b torpedoes and seen taxiing out for a sortie from Salon (Provence), southern France, spring 1943 according to the original album caption. Superb Mäandertarnung camo scheme. Note the yellow wingtips, rear fuselage band and the spinner ring. Click on the images to view large

Taxiing out for a combat sortie; "Jakel und Lerche als Kutscher" -   'Kutscher', lit. 'coach driver',  a slang word for pilot

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