Junkers Ju 88

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Title

Junkers Ju 88

Description

Photo 1 is a port side view of the front of one aircraft with a second behind.
Photo 2 is a port side view of a captured aircraft in RAF markings.

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Two b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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PThomasAF20070037

Transcription

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Junkers JU 88.

The Junkers 88 was first flown as a bomber in 1936, & approximately fifty had been built by the beginning of 1939. This basic design was subsequently adopted for a range of duties, & JU 88 aircraft in various forms were in operation throughout the entire period of the European War. In total over 15000 were built. Powered by both radial & in-line engines over the series & operated as a Bomber, Reconnaisance [sic] aircraft, Ground Attack & Night Fighter.

[Photograph]

A captured Junkers 88 in R.A.F. markings.

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Citation

“Junkers Ju 88,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 2, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23236.

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