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  1. jrk

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    I just got a good book on KG-200 and it has some great pics of captured Allied aircraft in German paint schemes.
     
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    i bet that,ll be an interesting read daig
     
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    A good one for captured aircraft also is Strangers in a Strange Land. Some of the stories are a little incorrect, but the pictures are great. They also show the reclamation yards where they stored the pieces.
     
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    That would be interesting.
     
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    very interesting.anything to do with aircraft is interesting to me.
     
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    Agreed. I like reading the stuff though that is more obscure like stuff like this rather than "This was the Hurricane, it had a top speed of....."
     
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    Yeah obscurity is interesting. Its why I like the RA.
     
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    Interesting. Any more to show us? I used to know a website with a lot of captured German equipment and it also featured some that the Allies had captured such as Me-109 in British Airforce colours. I think that was shown from memory captured in the Battle of Britain.
     
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    I have a great book it's called strangers in a strange land by squdron/signal publications it follows the story of Allied planes from when they were shot down to when they used them in the luftwaffe or recycled them
     
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    Its not got much to do with aircraft as a such, but the amount of pictures you see of Matilda IIs in german colours and the amount of russian tanks in Finnish colours is amazing
     
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    Adler, if you could scan me a couple of (decent) pics of Dornier Do200s, I'd be grateful!
     
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    Sure I can scan some pics of some captured B-17s. What kind of pics are you looking for. There are plenty in this book and I dont want to scan all of them.
     
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    I will need to go looking to try to remember the site that some of mine came from... I can't remember. Too long ago.
     
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