Bf 110 aircraft of German Night Fighter Wing 3 in flight over North Africa, Apr 1941, photo 1 of 2

Caption   Bf 110 aircraft of German Night Fighter Wing 3 in flight over North Africa, Apr 1941, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
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Identification Code   Bild 101I-427-0412-031
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 20 Oct 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
6 Oct 2010 12:51:59 PM

Messerschmitt Bf 110D-3 code (L1+CH) in
formation with another aircraft,from 1./NJG-3
operated in the Mediterranean theater area
Catania, Sicily, Argos, Greece.

Aircraft are painted overall black,white band
is Mediterranean theater marking.
Photo 1 of 2
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
15 Oct 2010 05:11:14 PM

I./NJG 3 Operated in the Mediterranean
theatre for about eight months in 1941.

The Bf 110's were painted black this was
the first color painted on Luftwaffe night-
fighters.
The white marking on back of the fuselage
was used for identification.

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