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World War II featured fighter combat on a larger scale than any other conflict to date. German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel noted the effect of airpower:

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The de Havilland Mosquito is an important aircraft to the RNZAF. Two wartime New Zealand squadrons flew the Mosquito and the type saw service in the post-war RNZAF. The accompanying image shows four Mosquitoes of No.75 Sqn taxi-ing past the Whenuapai control tower during a public Open Day in...read more

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The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was a World War II American fighter aircraft built by Lockheed. Developed to a United States Army Air Corps requirement, the P-38 had distinctive twin booms and a single, central nacelle containing the cockpit and armament. Named "fork-tailed devil" by the Luftwaffe ...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 15, 2014

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. When fully loaded, the P-47 weighed up to eight tons, and in the fighter-bomber ground-...read more

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