Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a Schwalbe (Swallow). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Side left view of a captured Messerschmitt Me 262, FE-107 on the ground. Nose and tail not visible. Caption reads: "details at Vandalia". Date: 26 July 1945. US serviceman sitting on nose. German markings still visible. Engine panels have been removed.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)
  • Military Aircraft
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

United States Air Force

Date

7/26/1945

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7A33456