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Admin08.07.2021

Aerial reconnaissance in World War II

Mechanized P-38 assembly lines in : Planes start at the back of the building on the far right without wings, so that section of the line is narrower.
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Admin12.07.2021

Lockheed P

[ ] Other countries [ ] A damaged and abandoned Po-2 forced to land in , and subsequently captured by German troops, 1941 The had no advanced reconnaissance resources, but emphasized visual observation and reporting over the battle space.
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Admin11.09.2021

Lockheed P

reconnaissance detachment shared all imagery as well as tactics and technology with their Soviet counterparts, enabling the latter to comprehend American operations and develop an indigenous capability.
Admin20.09.2021

Lockheed P

After evaluation tests at Farnborough, the P-38 was kept in fighting service in Europe for a while longer.
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Admin17.09.2021

Lockheed P

In one notable engagement on 3 March 1943, P-38s escorted 13 B-17s as they bombed the Japanese convoy from a medium altitude of 7,000 feet, which dispersed the convoy formation and reduced their concentrated antiaircraft firepower.
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Admin12.09.2021

Photo Reconnaissance Spitfires by Jon Freeman

Germany adopted armed reconnaissance as an expediency at these long ranges.
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Admin25.07.2021

Aerial reconnaissance in World War II

7 mm machine guns instead of the two.
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Admin18.07.2021

Aerial reconnaissance in World War II

In all, the USAAF lost 22 aircraft on the mission.
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Admin04.09.2021

Photo Reconnaissance Spitfires by Jon Freeman

Fighter Tactics and Strategy 1914—1970.
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Admin09.08.2021

Lockheed P

In the , the P-38 was the primary long-range fighter of until the introduction of large numbers of toward the end of the war.
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Admin27.08.2021

Photo Reconnaissance Spitfires by Jon Freeman

Most aircraft allocated to the mission type were obsolete.
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Admin18.09.2021

Lockheed P

At this time the RAF still used the vintage F8 and , later adding the larger F52.
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