Bf 110 aircraft of German Zerstörergeschwader (Destroyer Wing) 76 preparing for flight, Western Europe, May 1940; note shark mouth marking

Caption   Bf 110 aircraft of German Zerst√∂rergeschwader (Destroyer Wing) 76 preparing for flight, Western Europe, May 1940; note shark mouth marking ww2dbase
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Identification Code   Bild 101I-382-0211-011
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 16 Oct 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
15 Oct 2010 04:31:10 PM

Messerschmitt Bf 110C-2 of II./ZG76 this
unit operated during the Battle of Britain
in May 1940.
The Bf 110's were painted with the famous
"Haifischgruppe" (Shark Group)
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
12 Mar 2014 01:40:54 PM

Messerschmitt Bf-110(M8+DC?)assigned to
Stab II./ZG76 76th Heavy Fighter Wing at one time was based at Abbeville, France 1940
3. Anonymous says:
12 Mar 2015 06:34:51 AM

Zerstörer means in English Interceptor and definitely not "destroyer"-

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