Chinese I-153s and other amazing colour pics from WWII!!

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  1. buffnut453

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    #1 buffnut453, Apr 19, 2013
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    This was posted on Hyperscale but thought I'd share the love. Some amazing colour pics from WWII and shortly thereafter. The links go to a couple of colour shots of Chinese I-153s and a captured Ki-43. There are also pics of Vickers Warwicks, Short Stirlings, Hawker Hurricanes (one in French markings which looks decidedly odd), ubiquitous P-51s and some post-war museum pieces. Anyhoo...here are the links:

    I-153s:

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    Polikarpov I-153, P.7250, China a | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/8663871120/in/set-72157633279699475

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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/8663871120/in/set-72157633279699475


    Ki-43:

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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/8663871120/in/set-72157633279699475

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    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/8663877858/in/set-72157633279699475
     
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    amazing pictures, but that Stirling in day fighter cammo ????
    wonder why it got that paint job
     
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    :thumbright: THX for sharing. :)
     
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    Neat pictures! The Stirling's a Mk.V transport variant, note the glazed nose, so it would have been primarily operated during the day, hence the camouflage.
     
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