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Dad: WW2

Dad: WW2

This Photo was taken by my dad in France or Germany in 1944. View full size.

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Your Ju-87 seems to be pictured at Stuttgart

On the tail in this and your other pic you can see the Work no. 100323. This makes the aircraft a Junkers Ju-87 D7 of the LUFTWAFFE, ??+?? (no unit codes), listed as in service until May of 45 (doesn't mean it wasn't captured before), captured by US forces at Stuttgart.

The famed Stuka

Late-model Junkers Ju-87D "Stuka" dive bomber in what appears to be good working order, lacking its characteristic wheel covers. These were pretty old technology by 1944.

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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