Heinkel He 177

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  1. Hesekiel

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    #1 Hesekiel, Jun 11, 2009
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    I have received two pics of He-177 from a friend.
    A relative of him was Crewmember in this bird. Unfortunately i have no Unit Informations, but he told he have some Field post letters. So i maybe can discover the unit if i see the field post number on the envelopes. And maybe he will find more pictures :D:D

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    Nice!:D...hopefully there will be more?
     
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    We will see... I think no, but i love surprises :D
     
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    Very good pictures.. Thanks for sharing
     
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    Agree! Great pics mate, thanks for sharing!
     
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    One of the most beautiful bombers of WWII. Thanks for the post.
     
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    Thanks for all your comments!
    I´m sharing with pleasure.. The best picture is nothing worth if it is covered in a drawer .... That´s my opinion :D
     
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    Great pictures Mr.H, and very rare of course. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    They really were beautiful bombers. It's the first time I have ever seen more then one flying in a pic before.
     
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    Great pics! If it is possible to lighten that first one so we can see the code we can find out which unit. Nice shots!
     
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    I tried, all I ccould make out was a "J", assuming the pic is flipped.
     
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    Excellent pics, many thanks for sharing Hesekiel!
     
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    That's a beautiful pic! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    I also tried out here everything to find a code on the plane.. no chance...
    There is a writing on the backside, but this is heavy "overpainted".. I tried to make carefully the writing visible, but all you can read (with really good will) is "gelbe" So maybe the stand something like "gelbe J". I don´t want to destroy the picture by doing more on it....
    What me confuse is that no Werknr is painted on the tai on the second picture... Maybe in two weeks i will receive the field post letters i wrote about. With luck i can then "discover" the unit...
     
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    Beautiful pictures, thank you for sharing.
     
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    Thanks a lot Hesekiel!
    Very nice photos, the second one also reveals nice details on the tail.

    Juha
     
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    wow... stunning photos!

    they would make a great book cover
     
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    Possibly KG40? Just a guess.
     
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    @ comiso 90.. :D ... Of course... But i would like to asked by the author *gg*

    @ Maximowitz.. : This is also my thought.. I compared this photos with all pics i found in books and the internet.. And the only ones with the light spinners and the same camouflage fits with KG 40
     
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    what is the Feldpost number ? I have a copy of all of them with unit
     
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