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Old 30th April 2019, 16:54
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Again on offer is this shot of Bf 109 G-6/R2 W.Nr. 165 259 (?) "Gelbe 2" (?), 3./NAGr. 13, Nancy-Tomblaine, late 1944. Location and possible W.Nr. courtesy of Steve Sheflin, Bf 109 from Anton to Toni Group, FB, 13 December 2018.

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

One of the those unexpected and so surprising photos: at least 4 Bf 109 G fuselages from former 101 Vadaszezred stored at Budapest Matyasföld airfield, photographed 1 May 1948 by László Rósza, MTI, via https://archivum.mtva.hu/photobank/i...Q1UDVxcTJWUT07

With all my thanks to Tamás Derner, from Magyar Kir. Honvéd Légierö Group, FB, 16 May 2019, for the pointer.

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

There was a secret aircraft factory in Hungary during the war.

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Thanks Ed, for putting this cave factory together with this Matyasföld find. Was it also an MWG operated plant ?

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Hi Marc,

Is MWG the same as Manfred Weiss?

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Hi Ed,

To my knowledge, MWG stands for Magyar Wagon és Gépgyar (MWG). This plant was created for producing railway engines and carriages. Information in english over this producer can be found in Dénes Bernad and Charles Kliment's books "Magyar Warriors: The History of the Royal Hungarian Armed Forces, 1919-1945" here:

https://books.google.ch/books?id=TP4...20Györ&f=false

So Manfred Weiss was a different producer but which pooled up with MWG and others for the war effort.

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