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#1 Kai-Petri

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 02:23 PM

The Germans tried to make their own version of Mosquito. Did they ever try to use or make anything resembling the Lancaster?
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Posted 31 August 2004 - 05:34 PM

I think this would be the mid-1930s 'Ural Bomber' concept. And then there is the strange and unreliable He177....

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 06:03 PM

yes NJG 3 tested the Moskito at length and it was a total wooden flop, shelved and then hopefully it was burned at a typical wurst roast !

The Greif was atad better and armed with the Hs anti ship rockets it faired a bit better. Of course flying at night was it's saving grace and also in one instance it was given the destruction by the the rear gunner with a single 2cm weapon of shooting down a P-61. In actuality the P-61 was so peppered by 2cm fire and oil links in abundance the P-61 carefully crash-landed the widow but it was a total write off, so yes I suppose we can give the overjoyed German gunner a claim..........

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