The Brewster SB2A Buccaneer lacked ruggedness, incurring many stress problems that made it unreliable, even as a trainer. Overweight, underpowered, and lacking maneuverability, the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer was a classic failure. As a result, SB2As only...read more


Junker 87, better known by Germans as the "Sturzkampfbomber" and by English as dive bomber or "Stuka", was one of the most effective, successful and deadly weapon of the World War II. Its rank is high if you account...read more

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The famous Stuka Dive Bomber: its development and use in Poland 1939.read more


Ju87 Stuka Dive Bombers in Action with Sound and Sirens WW2 Luftwaffe Footage. Video clip from captured World War II German propaganda film with Luftwaffe Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bombers taking off and going into action.

Shows ground crews loading a bomb, cameraman getting into gunners...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 17, 2016

This is probably the most impressive available guncam footage available of a cannon armed Ju-87. Although NOT stated in the footage the Stukas mounting these guncams were part of a experimental combat unit named "Panzerjagdkommando Weiss" (Tank hunting commando Weiss) which had Ulrich Rudel...read more

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The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, "dive bomber") was a two-man (pilot and rear gunner) German ground-attack aircraft. Designed by Hermann Pohlmann, the Stuka first flew in 1935 and made its combat debut in 1936 as part of the Luftwaffe's Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil...read more

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