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Old 29th November 2005, 12:36
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Ju 87 in Foreign Service

Seeing the post cocnerning this plane I add some infor about my book:

Ju 87 in Foreign Service
Miroslaw Wawrzynski
Jacek Jackiewicz (Illustrator)
Red Series No 5107
Publishing date: June 2005

104 pages (38 pages in colour)
240x165 mm (B5)

£ 9.99 (GBP)
Mail order:
£ 11.00 (GBP) - UK/Europe
£ 12.50 (GBP) - elsewhere

On 29 June 2005 had been edited my book “Ju 87 in Foreign Service”. Book is about foreign users of this particular dive-bombers in 1940-1945. Editor is Model Moshrom Publication. Book you may see:

There are inside following chapters:

I. Hungary – RKHL. It is about wartime uses Ju 87 in Hungarian service (2 comabts tours in 1943, 1944) and also training uses of Antons. Contains 15 colours of Ju 87 A-1, B-2, D-3, D-5 version. 2 Stukas have 4 side colours (Ju 87 B-2 - B.601 and Ju 87 D-5 - B.7+03).
There are 27 b&w photos, quite many first time published.

II. Italy - RA. It is about wartime uses of Ju 87 B, R, and D. Italian used Ju 87 in many operations began from Malta and combats over Sicily in 1943. There are 9 colors of Ju 87 B, D version, (one Ju 87 B-2, “yellow 10” of 209a Squadrligia in four viewes.
All is supplemented by 36 b&w + 2 color photos.

III. Rumania – ARR. Rumanian bagan uses of Ju 87 in 1943 and they were the used him in combat almost to the Victoria Day in May 1945 (against Germans of course). Chapter has 8 colors of Ju 87 D-3, 5 (one 4 side view of Ju 87 D-5 yellow code “861”, with white inscription „Hai Noroc! - Good luck!” of the Esc. 86, Grupu 6 picaj.
There are 23 b&w photos.

IV. Slovakia – SVZ. There is less know user of Ju 87. The plane was never used in combat but he had interesting history in 1944 too.
There are 3 colors of Ju 87 D-5 with 2 b&w photos.

V. Bulgaria – VV. The next less know user of Ju 87. Plane was aslo used several times against Germans in 1944/45. There are 2 colors of Ju 87 R-2 and Ju 87 D-5 with 5 b&w photos.

VI. Russia - ROA (KONR). The most strange users of Ju 87 was Russian who fought agains Stalin under Vlasov. The got them almost by the end of war and used them in one comabt mission. There are 2 photos of captured other Soviet planes (I-153, La-5FN) - there are lack of know Ju 87 D photos from ROA service. There were not possible to make any confirmed and true colors to this chapter (pity).

VI. Others users are mix of colors - there are one captured by British and shortly used by 73. Squadron (Ju 87 R-2, 209a Squadligia, “yellow 10” with 4 viewes - There is both in Regia Aeronautica and RAF markings - interesting for moddelars. Also one side of each Doras-3s used by 213. Sqn and 601. Sqn in North Africa 1942-43. There are also colours of use by American (D-3) and NOVJ - Titos Partisan Ju 87 Berta-2 (W.Nr.0406) - he was captured by partizans in the end of 1944. It was made airworthy in February 1945 and was used for several months by Yugoslavian pilots in the Communication Flights (“Ekadrila za vezi”). There is also Spain Berta -1 from Spanish Civil War (black 29.8) of the 5.K/88.
Photos - 7 b&w.
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