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Old 19th April 2013, 09:52
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Hamdullilah!
Flickr does obviously some maintenance at odd hours;-))


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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Hi folks,

Among my sweep through the online Bundesarchiv photos, I found this one which is a real tough nut to crack:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/2809206...in/photostream

My interpretation, based on the camouflage pattern, is as follows: Bf 109 G-8 W.Nr 20. ..., NAGr. ?, France, Autumn 1944. Source: Bundesrachiv, PK Röderer, Bild 101I-496-3453-39A.

I would be grateful for any complementary information ...and confirmation;-))
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

ChristianK,

Just found thanks your thread revival of Bf 110 G-4 W.Nr 720 082 this good shot of Bf 109 G-14/AS W.Nr. 465 381:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/2809206...57625539886908

The picture was taken by 4 US Infantry Division 8th Infantry Regiment, no location given. Any chance to narrow down the location?

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Old 3rd May 2013, 11:51
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Sorry Marc, no idea...
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Alas..

Danke Christian! Will try to track down where his unit was in April 1945...

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Old 8th May 2013, 11:31
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Thanks to Peter over on LEMB, another nice Bf 109 K-4 picture:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/2809206...in/photostream
Bf 109 K-4 W.Nr 334 ... or 335 ..., unit unknown, Goslar, May 1945. Source: Ebay auction via LEMB Forum.

No tactical markings nor RV Band are to to be seen. Now which unit was operating from Goslar during the Spring 1945?

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Old 8th May 2013, 16:39
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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Hi Marc,

According Michael Holms site; only one (among fighter units) III./JG 27 until 8/4/45.
Not a lot but that's all I can do.

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

Merci beaucoup, Franck!

That gives us at east a clue: low vis RV band seen under that angle, dark tactical markings, add a tad of shine on the paint job, and there you have a perfectly anonymous Bf 109 K-4 when seen under that angle;-)) and which very well could be of 10./JG 27...

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

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Just found thanks your thread revival of Bf 110 G-4 W.Nr 720 082 this good shot of Bf 109 G-14/AS W.Nr. 465 381:
If the W.Nr. correct I doubt that's an G-14/AS.

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Re: Late war Bf 109 pictures source

And you're probably right so, Jörn. I've checked again the picture and the W.Nr. 465 381 is fully legible; even the washed down "6" can be made out.

What can't even with the best good will, is the AS bulge: a propeller blade stands oddly at that particular place, combined with the shadow of the metallic roof.. Facit: W.Nr. is correct , and yes, it can by all means be a Bf 109 G-14. Any way to be positive about it?

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