The World War 2 Obscure Trivia Thread


#387

A Hawker Hurricane! September 6, 1939.


#388

That is … wow … may I ask (if this is the right thread): Bloody how?


#389

A tragic case of friendly fire over England.


#390

Bugger. That’s indeed sad.


#391

Indeed it was. See the Battle of Barking Creek.


#392

The German’s called it Tante Ju or Auntie Ju. Not pretty but got you there reliably. My great uncle told me about riding on one during WWII. They were still using them until the 1980s in parts of the world.


#393

BF-110 with teeth https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/germany/aircrafts-2/messerschmitt_bf_110/messerschmitt-bf-110-m8-cm-zg76/ and another group of them https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/germany/aircrafts-2/messerschmitt_bf_110/messerschmitt-bf-110-zg76/


#394

A photo of the wasp design https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/germany/aircrafts-2/messerschmitt_bf_110/messerschmitt-bf-110-zg1-pilot/


#395

Anybody interested in the great North African Toilet Paper Shortage of 1942 during Operation Torch?


#396

We saw her in San Antonio, her current home and got a briefing on the recovery. She was one of a dozen aircraft to set down on the ice that day. Amazing story about the event, recovery and restoration.