Junkers Ju 188 in Norway....

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  1. Lucky13

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    Being that I've tried to get my dirty mittens one of them Dragon 1/48 Ju 188E-1's (A-1's) for some time, I was wondering, who flew them and where were they based, want to turn it into a recon version if possible, think that some were based at Kirkenes with Aufkl. Gr.22, or something...

    Hopefully they'll be reissued (Revell, are you reading?)....
     
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    Which time frame Jan. I have a couple of books I can look through for you.

    Geo
     
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    No particular time frame Geo, cheers! :thumbright:
     
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    Found this, but as I said, it's and D-1...

    20.02.45, 1.(F)/124, West of And√łya, Missing under recon mission, Ju 188D-1, 230423, G2+XH,

    Ofw. Wilhelm Conradi (F) Missing
    Uffz. Horst Schaper (B) Missing
    Uffz. Walter Bareis (Bf) Missing
    Obgefr. Rudolf Umlauf (Bm) Missing
    Gefr. Alexander Kolaschnik (Bs) Missing
     
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    A little something to wet your whistle as I search, first for the books and then the info.

    jan.JPG

    Geo
     
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    Where any of these lovelies based in Norway, to deal with the convoys?

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    Would quite like this one at the bottom, the D-2!

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    Does anyone know, where I can find the FuG 200 in 1/48?
     
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    Cheers Geo, appreciated!

    Btw, do have anything on the D-1?
     
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    #11 fubar57, May 18, 2014
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    You might want to have a drink or two until I get back.....

    Geo

    From some quick reading, the D-1 was a converted A-1 with the bomb aimer and forward gun removed and additional fuel cells. A brief recon has found no photos.
     
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    Bought this for the D-2 based at Kirkenes...

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    Cheers again Geo! :thumbright:
     
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    Also found this one....
    Would some of the parts be for the camera openings, I'm not 100% sure, but it does look like it....

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    I still find the Ju 88 story fascinating. If you think about it, the Mosquito did not exist and nor did the P51 when the Ju 88 entered service. A machine that could drop a substantial bonbload, then dogfight it's way home. The A26 could achieve this, but that wasn't until near the end of WW2. They (the Hierachy) never did get a true 4 engine bomber into service though, did they...thankfully.
     
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    Excellent Geo! :thumbright: That's my bird.....well, you know what I mean! :lol:
    Question is though, how the (insert your choice of colourful vocabulary here) the best way to do those squiggles(?).....
     
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    Very carefully Jan...very carefully...:D
     
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