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WWII B&W Selection Box - 2nd Serving

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WWII B&W Selection Box - 2nd Serving

Post by F3 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:01 pm

Seeing as it's Xmas here's a second serving from the tin of USAAC recognition slides I found in my late father's garage. Two rarities are the pre-war Martin B-10 bombers (predecessor to the B-17 in USAAC service) and the Brewster Buccaneer, which I had nt even heard of before coming across this slide. Apparently it was about as successful as the better known Buffalo but the British Purchasing Commission placed a substantial order for the type (called the Bermuda in RAF service) for which no use could be found, unlike the P-40 (called the Kittyhawk by the RAF) and the Avenger which gave useful service. The Baltimore, Mariner and AT-6 were also operated by the RAF, the last being named the Harvard.

ImageMartin B10s by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageJu 87 Stuka by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageJu 87 Stuka (1) by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageBrewster Buccaneer by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageCurtiss P40 Warhawk by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageBristol Beaufort by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageMartin Baltimore by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageHavocs by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageMartin Mariner by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageGrumman TBF Avenger by Michael Britton, on Flickr

ImageNorth American AT6 Texans by Michael Britton, on Flickr

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Re: WWII B&W Selection Box - 2nd Serving

Post by paddyboy » Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:25 am

Hi Mick :P

Every bit as interesting as the 1st set :thumbs:

Never heard of the Brewer Buccaneer myself either :S

Thanks for posting :thumb:

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Re: WWII B&W Selection Box - 2nd Serving

Post by Seahawk 11 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:12 pm

Yet again another amazing set of photos there, many thanks for sharing them,

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Re: WWII B&W Selection Box - 2nd Serving

Post by Sparts99 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:30 pm

My Dad flew Baltimores then Bostons, as the RAF named the Havoc in North Africa.
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