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

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Collection Item Summary:

Three-quarter left rear view of Messerschmitt Me 262A-1a (WrNu 121442) on the ground. Aircraft has U. S. national insignia painted on the fuselage. Photo dated 8 Feb. 1946. Aircraft now in the collection of the USAF Museum, Dayton, Ohio.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

U.S. Navy

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Date

February 8, 1946

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00072359