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Kaoschallenged Inactive Member09 Dec 2012 11:53 a.m. PST

Here are a couple of nice photos of a B-17 being escorted by a Swedish RE.2000 for internment. Robert

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Personal logo Texas Jack Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2012 2:03 p.m. PST

Nice shots! Yossarian would have been so jealous. grin

Kaoschallenged Inactive Member09 Dec 2012 2:25 p.m. PST

Well the Swedes did have alot of practice during the war LOL. Robert

King Cobra Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2012 1:41 p.m. PST

Silhouette of the fighter similar to the P-47.

Personal logo zippyfusenet Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2012 1:59 p.m. PST

The Re 2000 was alleged to be a copy of a Seversky P-35, which was an ancestor of the P-47. The resemblance between the Re 2000 and the P-35 is striking.

Kaoschallenged Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 5:41 p.m. PST

Yep. It was known as the J 20 in Swedish service. Robert

Kaoschallenged Inactive Member15 Dec 2012 1:34 p.m. PST

A great site with more information and photos about aircraft including, US,UK and Luftwaffe, that landed in Sweden,
user.tninet.se/~vwu458u

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