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Friday, January 1, 2016

Nazi German Jets


In late WWII the Germans were experimenting with jets that were essentially a big engine.


They had swept back wings and a few guns.


The idea was to be very fast and shoot down large airplanes like the B17.


This Matchbox plane looks a bit like them.


Once stripped and repainted they will look even more like them.

4 comments:

shotgun6 said...

This is a pretty cool little piece; really interested in seeing how it looks after you do your repaint!

Mike Creek said...

Me too! I may get getting to that this week, I think taking apart Matchbox vehicles and stripping paint is coming up in the rotation.
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banzai55 said...

It suddenly struck me where I had seen this design before! It's a bass plug ("popper" lure for large mouth bass!) minus the hooks and streamers, with wings and tail fins attached!

Mike Creek said...

Germans love bass fishing.
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