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Re: Name that unit!

Unread post by Encore » Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:05 pm

...and a second one
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Re: Name that unit!

Unread post by Encore » Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:07 pm

you know what they say, "great trilogies come in threes"...

hint: this one comes down to details
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Unread post by FieldMarshall Ober » Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:20 pm

Encore wrote:Just found this tread, and thought I'd join the fun...

(first one should be easy, but how could I not start with my all-time favorite?)
P51K is my guess
"Maybe there are 5,000, maybe 10,000 Nazi bastards in their concrete foxholes before the Third Army. Now if Ike stops holding Monty's hand and gives me some supplies, I'll go through the Siegfried Line like %*$# through a goose."
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Unread post by FieldMarshall Ober » Sat Mar 01, 2014 3:23 pm

Encore wrote:you know what they say, "great trilogies come in threes"...

hint: this one comes down to details
This ones a bit harder but I will venture to guess its a Mk XII
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Re: Name that unit!

Unread post by Encore » Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:55 pm

First one is a P-51D :usflag:
Second one is P-47D :usflag:
Third one is Spitfire Mk IX (pretty sure, anyways) :ukflag:

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Re: Name that unit!

Unread post by Encore » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:39 pm

Pictures are from an air show a few years back in Geneseo, NY

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Unread post by FieldMarshall Ober » Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:33 pm

What differences should I noticed for a correct ID on the P51 and Spit?
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