Messerschmitt Bf 109 in World War II Aviation

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First unveiled at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, the Messerschmitt Bf 109 remained one of Germany's principal fighters throughout World War II. Its armament included a nose-mounted cannon that fired through the propeller hub.


Dane Penland

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