In late 1942, a German heavy tank with extra thick armor and a very powerful gun, showed itself in the North African front. It was long desired by German Soldiers who were fighting non-stopping against the allies.
Scheme A - Messerschmitt Me262A-1A 9./Kampfgeschwader(J) 54, Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany, March-April 1945. Scheme B - Messerschmitt Me262A-1A Aircraft flown by Geschwaderkommodore Theodor Weissenburger, Stab II./Jagdgeschwader 7, Kaltenkirchen, Germany, January 1945.
Scheme A - Aircraft flown by Flight Lieutenant Edward 'Ted' Powles, No. 81 Squadron, Royal Air Force Kai Tak, Hong Kong, January 1951. Scheme B - 3 Division Flottilj 11, Flygvapnet, Nyköping, Sweden, 1949.
Scheme A - No. 825 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Glorious, 1939. Scheme B - Aircraft believed to have been flown by Lieutenant Ian Swayne and observer Sub Lieutenant (A) J. Buxall, Operation "Judgement", No. 815 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Illustrious, 11-12 November, 1940.
Ordered straight from the drawing board in 1935, the Bristol Type 142, later called the Blenheim, saw service across all the major fronts of the Second World War. The Blenheim was used extensively by the RAF as both a light bomber and fighter before being phased out of service in 1943.