Messerschmitt Bf 109 Wreckage
Remains of a Messerschmitt Bf 109. The cockpit canopy is missing. Below the cockpit the cap for the fuel tank is visible. The number 87 in a triangle below that indicated the type of fuel this aircraft required. This aircraft had been shot down by French anti-aircraft fire late in 1939.
Messerschmitt Bf 109: Pt. 1
, John R. Beaman, Jr. This work provides a good technical history of the 109, tracing the development of the fighter from the early prototypes up to the 109E, the model used during the Battle of Britain. [see more
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (15 May 2007), Messerschmitt Bf 109 Wreckage, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_bf109_crashed1.html