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Old 07-06-2004, 02:04 PM
Richard T Eger Richard T Eger is offline
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The site provides the following introductory comments:

'All data provided by Ring, Smallwoy, Chully, Fuller 617, -Pips- and *Massive thanks to Oneman for hosting most of smallwoys collection* and many others of the WWIIOL ( http://www.wwiionline.com/ ) community that did some excellent research at the Public Record Office ( http://catalogue.pro.gov.uk/ ) in the United Kingdom.'

Sections of Luftwaffe interest are:

ALLIED AIRCRAFT TESTS - Mainly covering Allied aircraft. The following reports have information on Luftwaffe aircraft:

INVESTIGATION OF TURNING CIRCLES OF ME 109 SPITFIRE AND HURRICANE - 3 pages
P47 VS: FW190 - 4 pages
Report of comparative of hurricane vs Me109, May 1940. - 3 pages

AXIS AIRCRAFT TESTS - The following reports are presented:

ENEMY AIRCRAFT - Messerschmitt Me 109 - 2 pages
Me109 brief handling trials, June 1940 - 7 pages
Messerschmitt Me 109E Climb Chart - 1 page
109F Collection of general info - Data Collection
Vulnerability of 109F from attack by 0.303 ammunition, October 1942 - 23 pages
Tactical trials on captured 109F, October 1941 - 5 pages
Vulnerability of 109F to attack from .303, 50 cal, 20mm ball and 20mm HEI - March 1943 - 7 pages
Messerschmitt BF 110C Climb Chart - 1 page
INVESTIGATION OF TURNING CIRCLES OF ME 109 SPITFIRE AND HURRICANE - 3 pages
VARIOUS FW190 TEST REPORTS (AIR 16/658 & AIR 16/496). - 4, 3, 7, & 3 pages
P47 VS: FW190 - 4 pages
TACTICAL TRIALS - HEINKEL 111 (AIR 20/3619). - 7 & 2 pages

WEAPONS TESTING AXIS & ALLIED - The following reports are presented:

FIRING TRIALS WITH NEW TYPE GERMAN 20mm H.E. AND H.E.I. (AVIA 6/13387). - 3 pages
EXAMINATION OF BULLET STRIKES ON CRASHED GERMAN AIRCRAFT (AIR 40/4). - 3 pages text & 3 pages photos
FIRING TRIALS OF 20mm H.S. AMMUNITION. (AVIA 6/13417). -12 pages
Trials with 20mm HEI ammunition against Heinkel wings and Jumo 211 engines from direct astern, May 1941 - 11 pages
Various documents on production and supply of 20mm ammunition, December 1939 - June 1942 - 17 pages
Firing trials of 20mm ammunition against a 109 from direct ahead, January 1943: - 14 pages
20mm H.S. AMMUNITION - 1 page
Prospective designs for belt feed mechanism for 20mm Hispano gun, April 1939 - 4 pages
20mm/.50/.303/.30 penetration charts, July 1942 - 2 pages
Trials of 20mm ammunition against German self sealing tanks, January 1940 - 8 pages
Firing trials of bullet proof glass with 20mm Oerlikon ammunition, March 1942 - 5 pages
Report into the development of AP rounds for the 20mm Hispano, April 1946 - 14 pages
20mm ball VS German self sealing tanks January 1941 - 6 pages
303 ball and incendiary VS self sealing tanks - 3 pages
303-B.MK.Vi.Z Incendiary VS self sealing tanks June, 1941 - 10 pages
303 ball and AP tests - 2 pages
Trials of 20mm AP against armour plate, November 1943 - 12 pages
Effectiveness of Hispano 20mm Mk III ammunition, attack of German tanks by fighter aircraft, May 1943 - 33 pages
The structure piercing qualities of service .303 ammunition, April 1940 - 25 pages
Various documents/trials about aircraft as anti-tank weapons, 1941 - 23 pages
Static detonation trials with 250lb and 500lb bombs against Germans tanks, June 1941 - 5 pages

WEAPONS INFO (type, speed, filling) - Technical data tables for Allied and Axis weapons, plus list of references

AT and AA Guns
Aircraft

AIRCRAFT DAMAGE PHOTOS - Damage shown to both Allied and Axis aircraft. Damage to the following German aircraft is shown:

Ju 88A4 - 1 photo
Do 17P - 1 photo
Do 217N-1 - 1 photo
Ju 87 - 9 photos
Bf 109 - 2 photos
Bf 109G6 - 1 photo

AIRCRAFT CUTAWAY PRINTS - The following German aircraft cutaways are shown:

Bf 109 - 2 cutaways
Bf 110 - 2 cutaways
He 111 - 1 cutaway
Ju 87 - 1 cutaway

MY WW2 Links - Extensive lists covering the following:

Ammo
Planes
Tanks
General

WW2 footage on the internet - Fairly large collection of mainly gun camera footage.

Regards,
Richard
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