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Stuka and Spitfire together?

Article about: I'm assuming that the aircraft in the photo are a Ju 87 and a Super Marine Spitfire. It's interesting that they are parked next to each other in the desert. Additionally, under the wing of t

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    possibly.
    But to me, the stabilizers look like they are shaped differently but it's really hard
    to tell from the photo.
    gregM
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    Quote by The Devil's Bank View Post

    What's a Lanc' doing in Africa?
    Off the top of my head, 617 Squadron flew shuttle raids to Northern Italy in the Summer of 1943, transiting via North Africa. There may have been others.....

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    I think the turret are the ultimate evidence it ain’t a Lancaster. It is just to close to the front of the plane in the picture to realistically be one imo. I still sit with the B24

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    I mean look at the diagram at a sorta similar angle. It would be sitting further back

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    Stuka and Spitfire together?Stuka and Spitfire together?

    Plus the engines are hundred percent radial engines ( used on the b24) and not the piston engines like on the Lancaster

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    Also the wing is too high to be a Lancaster, to me it is a B24.

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    OK,
    I have no problem being prooved wrong on this one.
    gregM
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    myself around.

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    I would if it flew they would use it, just change the markings on it? no?

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    This photo was titled "Captured by the US forces, this JU-87D Stuka is about to be flown by USAAF 98th BG, Benghazi, Libya (North Africa) 1943"

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    Quote by Tinhat View Post
    This photo was titled "Captured by the US forces, this JU-87D Stuka is about to be flown by USAAF 98th BG, Benghazi, Libya (North Africa) 1943"

    Stuka and Spitfire together?
    I'll bet that's it. Possibly the B24 in the background, behind the tail.

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    I would agree that it's a B24..

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