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THE NIGHT OF 2/3 DECEMBER 1942 and the RAF is using ‘TINSEL’ for the first time.

As you might expect, this is not a way of making their aircraft pretty or of sharing festive greetings with the German people. 459 weitere Wörter

Starfighter to launch Satellites

The F-104 Starfighter was an iconic fighter of the Cold War. Serving with countries around the world, the Starfighter provided quick reaction capabilities to encroaching Soviet bombers, and even the Starship Enterprise, as seen in the Star Trek episode Tomorrow is Yesterday. 230 weitere Wörter

United States

Hermann Göring's Workout Book

An NCO puts four Luftwaffe soldiers (one is obscured by him) through some physical training. The second guy from the right, a Gefreiter, holds an MP 40 submachine gun, the rest Kar 98k rifles. 35 weitere Wörter


Rolling forward

Vehicles of the leichte Flak-Abteilung 74 (mot) (74th light motorised anti-aircraft battalion) roll forward in the central sector of the Eastern Front in the dust and heat of the summer of 1941. 186 weitere Wörter

Eastern Front

F-5 Tiger Swiss Air force

In addition to the F/A-18 Hornet the Swiss Air Force is still flying the F-5 Tiger .
Today, 26 F-5E Tiger II remain in Swiss Air Force service with a planed out of service date off 2025. 106 weitere Wörter



Not much in the way of a Caturday picture, but I guess it counts. The tall Luftwaffe soldier appears to be the father of the little boy. 81 weitere Wörter


Black men

Three Schwarzer Männer („black men“) atop the starboard Junkers Jumo 211 engine of a Heinkel He 111 medium bomber. Luftwaffe ground crews serviced the aircraft between missions, and were usually wearing the black overalls that earned them their nickname. 221 weitere Wörter