Messerschmitt Bf 109 E (Emil). [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

Close-up view from the left side of a Messerschmitt Bf 109 E showing the pilot sitting in the cockpit with his mascot, a dog, sitting behind him.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Dogs
  • Fighter pilots
  • Fighter planes
  • Mascots
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 (Fighter plane)
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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