AIRACOBRA CRASHPLACE?

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  1. Kurtl

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    Would need some help about some serialnumbers. They look american to me.
    I got some small parts of an plane that crashed in Austria during 1944. People who saw the plane crashing said that it was an russian plane. They found 3 machine guns and parts of a parachute and buried the dead pilot.

    Does anyone know the stamps "NOR", "H?? 57" or "S B M 223P"?

    Serial numbers: Part 1: "CF3 WS7 28507 4873", Part 2: "??? WC72 28507 4897", Part 3: "?08 28507 5196 SCC8", Part 4: "BZ6 YF26A 28507 4881", Part 5: "221839-R" and "CR84", Part 6: "28507 4123 830", Part 7, an aluminium bottle, at the bottom: "37107", Part 8: "CC6 XH43 28507 4385", "CE2 YU4 28507 4387" and "28507 4129 SCN8"

    ? stands for letters I couldn't identify. I'm not sure if all parts are from the same plane since a P38J crashed pretty close too.
    Some parts show red color markings.

    Thanks for any help.

    Regards from Austria, Kurtl
     

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    Not an expert by any stretch, but if I were a betting man that's not US. You would see the flaming bomb or some other US stamp if WWII. The canteen definitely does not look familiar. All canteens that I have seen from WWII had a cap either connected with a metal chain or were integrally plastic with a plastic body.

    In fact the canteen looks European. I'll check to see if there is something familiar in what I have.
     
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    I don't recognize the serial numbers, however NOR is "Notice of Revision"
    and usually indicates that a part is built or reworked to a drawing level that is
    commensurate with that NOR. I do not know if the European manufacturers
    in WW2 used the same configuration management system.
     
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    Well, I'm sorry. You are right. There are no serial numbers on the parts. The numbers must be sparepart numbers or something like that. This was my mistake. Kurtl
     
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    WE've identificated these parts from an Wellington Bomber. The parts are from a geodetic system. I'm now looking for a sparepart manual about a Vickers Wellington. Maybe somebody can help?
    Thanks in advance, Kurtl
     
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