Rare photo of ME P.1101

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  1. pikas

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    It's a color photo!

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    Like the chick on the right...oh, and there's an aircraft there too! :)

    Great photo. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Agree about the one on the right, "hubba hubba" as one might say back then. Oh yeah, there's an airplane too.
     
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    Chicks and planes.. Oh yeah! :thumbleft:
     
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    Now was the lettering put on by the Germans or the Allies?
     
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    Don't think the Allies would have used German-style lettering. But maybe ...
     
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    Thought I saw an earlier picture with no lettering.
     
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    There's several photos of V1 in it's hangar when discovered by the Allies. The initial discovery photos do not show the lettering.

    Not sure why it was lettered, as the other P.1101 photos during it's various testing stages don't have the lettering.

    I suspect it was put there by a GI, as you can see it was extremely popular with souvanier hunters and various photos show it's condition deteriorating rapidly before it was taken away for evaluation.
     
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    Thanks amigo!
     
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    Cool shot!
     
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    This photo was taken of Arthur Hansen at the Intelligence School in Oberammergau. He is standing next to the Messerschmitt P-1101 prototype. 7854 MI Det Bremen 2.jpg
     
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    Excellent pics.
     
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    Very cool!
     
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