Empty petrol tanks mystery. Italians crash German Stukas in British lines

Object Title

Empty petrol tanks mystery. Italians crash German Stukas in British lines

Empty petrol tanks mystery. Italians crash German Stukas in British lines

Reference

BEN 117

Level

Item

Scope and Content

The last of the entire squadron of Nazi dive bombers, piloted by Italians which crashed within the British Lines recently owing to petrol shortages. A mysterious message attached to the fuselage indicated that the crew after a miraculous escape in the inverted crash had wandered away into the desert. the Stuka bore Italian markings and was fitted with a wooden propellor.

Numbered CM.1375.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

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