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Re: Focke Wulf Fw 190 identity

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Originally Posted by Schlageter View Post
The numbering style points to Nachtschlachtgruppe 20. They flew in March night attacks on the Remagen bridge.
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I make the W.Nr. 160662 (the first digit is very faint), so it could be a G-3, of which NSGr. 20 still had some. As interesting though is that Ju 87, and a possible second one, under the trees in the background. You can just see the exhaust flame suppressor, so it's from either NSGr. 1 or 2 (if we definitely are in Western Germany). I can't see a wing cannon, so it should be a D-3. IIRC these units never shared a base with NSGr. 20 but that doesn't preclude an Fw 190 landing at one of their airfields od course.
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