Combat Aircraft -
World War II
British entries into the World War II theater were these,
above. The Hawker Hurricane is on the left, and the Supermarine
Spitfire is on the right. Both aircraft saw heavy action during
the Battle of Britain.
U.S. and British allies, produced two fighters which stood out.
One on left is the Yakovlev YAK-9, and the right is Lavochkin
The Japanese were
a powerful adversary. There were many dangerous and volatile
aircraft, but the two below are noteworthy. The one on the left
is a Nakajima Ki43, and the one on right is a Mitsubishi
The Germans had a
formidable combat arsenal, including these two notable
fighters, below. On the left is the Messerschmitt BF109, the
workhorse of the Luftwaffe, and the aircraft which replaced it,
the Focke-Wulf 190.
The U.S. made
some great fighters in World War II, and here are two of them.
On the left below is a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, one of the
main combat aircraft of the war, and the most popular fighter
of World War II, the North American P-51 Mustang.