P-38L Lightnings and P-47 Thunderbolts fire high velocity aircraft rockets, (HVAR a.k.a. the Holy Moses) at tanks on a target/test range in this WW2 era newsreel footage from United News.

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At all times technical innovations were not only used in the civil but also in the military field. As a matter of fact, but for the military many inventions would not have been made in the first place, and if at all then only greatly delayed. The progress that was achieved in this field in a...(find out more)

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German Luftwaffe BF-109 fighter planes take flight on a mission after ground crews get them ready to go.  Captured WWII footage showing the ground crews at work and a pilot getting into his plane followed by startup, take off and flight.

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Piloting a wide range of aircraft, players engage in aerial dogfights and dangerous fighter missions across the major theaters of war during WWII. Featuring realistic aircraft, DOGFIGHT 1942 introduces cutting-edge flight dynamics with unprecedented arcade accessibility. Take to the...read more

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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum on historic Ford Island that educates young and old alike, honors aviators and their support personnel who defended freedom in The...read more

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Finnish Air Force - Aircraft of the Winter War.- The Fokker D.XXI was a Dutch single-seat fighter. The Fokker C.V was a Dutch two-seat reconnaissance aircraft. The Bristol Bulldog IVA and IIA were single-seat fighters of British origin. The Fokker C.X was a Dutch two-seat reconnaissance ...read more

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Me163B “Komet” was the world’s only operational rocket-powered interceptor. Me163B had tremendous speed and climb rate thanks to its unique power source, so it’s hard to be intercepted by allied fighters during powered flight. But its high speed...read more

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 HQ Batallón) December 03, 2014

This is my opinion:

10. Hawker Hurricane (United Kingdom)
9. Kawasaki Ki-61 (Japan)
8. Lockheed P-38 Lightning (USA)
7. Lavochkin La-5 (Soviet Union)
6. Mitsubishi A6M Zero (Japan)
5. P-47 (USA)
4. Me-109 (Germany)
3. Spitfire (United Kingdom)
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 HQ Batallón) December 03, 2014

Here Are the 10 Best WWII Fighter Aircraft in service from 1939 -1945.. PLEASE NOTE !! : All Aircraft are based on overall performance & not necessarily on their overall impact on the war.

10. Grumman F4F Wildcat (USA)

9. Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero (Japan)

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The Messerschmitt Me410, nicknamed the Hornisse ("Hornet"), was a German heavy fighter and Schnellbomber used by the Luftwaffe during World War II. It was developed from the Me210 and fitted with a more powerful Daimler-Benz DB 603A engine which greatly...read more

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