Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This collection consists of 14 digital image scans of the following German aircraft and missiles, probably largely taken at the Messerschmitt complex in Oberammergau, Germany, after its capture by American Forces in 1945: Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow); Enzian Flak Missile; Heinkel He 162 Spatz (Sparrow) Volksjager (People's Fighter); Feuerlilie (Fire Lily) F-55 Missile; Messerschmitt Me 262; Messerschmitt P.1101; and the Heinkel-Hirth 109-011 (HeS 011) Turbojet.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Messerschmitt 262 (Jet fighter plane)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Aeronautics
  • Rocketry
  • Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow)
  • Heinkel-Hirth 109-011 (HeS 011) Turbojet
  • Messerschmitt P.110
  • Heinkel He 162 Spatz (Sparrow) Volksjager (People's Fighter)
  • Feuerlilie (Fire Lily) F-55 Missile
  • Enzian Flak Missile

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions on access

Physical description

287 MB


  • 1945
  • 1945-1945

Cite as

World War II German Aircraft and Missile Photography [Porter], Accession 2017-0014, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Repository Loc.

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


  • Digital images
  • Collection descriptions

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