DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: (a) World War II Aviation:
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Description of Subject Matter: World War II Aviation
July 1, 1976 – January 2, 2019
This gallery highlights land-based aviation during World War II and features fighter aircraft from each of 5 countries.
* North American P-51D Mustang: an outstanding fighter plane used in every theater of war
* Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero: maneuverability and range were excellent; the Japanese navy used it in almost every action throughout the war
* Supermarine Spitfire Mark VII: the legendary British fighter used to defeat the Germans in the Battle of Britain, along with the Hurricane
* Messerschmitt Bf 109G: the principle Luftwaffe fighter; major opponent of the Spitfires and American bombers
* Macchi C.202 Folgore: the most successful Italian fighter to see extensive service; used in the African campaign and in Italy and Russia
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