Oblt von Werra’s Messerschmitt Bf 109E-4, shot down on September 5, 1940, photographed at Winchet Hill, Love’s Farm, Marsden, Kent.
Where sheep may safely graze. This Messerschmitt Bf 109 of 1/JG 53 was shot down on the Sussex downs in September 1940. The pilot was captured by the Home Guard.
The Junkers Ju 871), at right, is seen at Cyrenaica, Libya, after being sabotaged by the Germans. By starting the aircraft and tipping them up on their noses the aircraft were rendered useless.
According to the wartime caption this Heinkel He 111 was brought down by RAF fighters in France in May 1940. A war grave keeper arrested the entire crew after spotting them walking away from the aircraft. Though fully armed they surrendered quietly.
This Heinkel He 111H-1 of 1./KG 26 was intercepted by RAF fighters near the Firth of Forth on February 10, 1940 and shot down at Dalkeith, Scotland. The aircraft was later flown by the RAE and given the RAF serial number AW177.
The Junkers Ju 87D is seen at Cyrenaica, Libya, after being sabotaged by the Germans. By starting the aircraft and tipping them up on their noses the aircraft were rendered useless.
This Messerschmitt Bf 110 of ZG 26 was shot down on September 3, 1940, and came down on a farm near Maldon in Essex. Ju 88s attempted to destroy the aircraft and soldiers and helmeted police are seen examining the craters made by the unsuccessful raiders.
Many German gliders were found abandoned by the enemy when the advancing Eighth Army captured airfields in Libya. The earthworks around this Gotha Go 242 are blast walls thrown up to protect the aircraft from near misses.