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Tante Ju! The extraordinary Iron Annie!

(1) Known by various nicknames, including Iron Annie and “Tante Ju” (Auntie Ju), the Junkers Ju-52 as pictured above was THE German air transport workhorse during World War II. With over 4,500 produced, this noteworthy aircraft served Germany France and even Spain in both military and civilian roles. With a capacity of 18 troops and … Continue reading »

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Droptime! Swarmer, The Amazing 187th and the Flying Boxcar!

What a crazy weekend it was! I apologize for the slow posting, but some weekends are just busier than others! I was planning on doing the update Sat. night…and then Sun. night, but it’s ending up Monday’s post! Yikes!!!! Thank you for still stopping by! Hope your weekend went well also! Anyway, on to the … Continue reading »

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