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National Air and Space Museum Collection
30mm diameter, 260mm length; World War II; spring-loaded; 2 hydraulic fittings.
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Junkers Flugzeug und Motorenwerke A.G.
Approximate: 3.81 x 26.04 x 5.08cm (1 1/2in. x 10 1/4in. x 2in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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