18 Jul 1942

Germany
  • Prototype jet fighter Me 262 V3 Schwalbe took its maiden flight with Fritz Wendel in the cockpit over Leipheim, Germany. ww2dbase [Me 262 Schwalbe | Leipheim | CPC]

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