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Kaoschallenged Inactive Member09 Dec 2012 12:53 p.m. PST

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



Texas Jack09 Dec 2012 3:03 p.m. PST

Nice shots! Yossarian would have been so jealous. grin

Kaoschallenged Inactive Member09 Dec 2012 3:25 p.m. PST

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

King Cobra Supporting Member of TMP10 Dec 2012 2:41 p.m. PST

Silhouette of the fighter similar to the P-47.

zippyfusenet Inactive Member10 Dec 2012 2:59 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 6:41 p.m. PST

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

Kaoschallenged Inactive Member15 Dec 2012 2:34 p.m. PST

A great site with more information and photos about aircraft including, US,UK and Luftwaffe, that landed in Sweden,

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