A flight of German Do 17 Z bombers of Kampfgeschwader 3 over France or Belgium, possibly en route to Britain, Sep-Oct 1940

Caption   A flight of German Do 17 Z bombers of Kampfgeschwader 3 over France or Belgium, possibly en route to Britain, Sep-Oct 1940 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 101I-343-0679-14A
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 2 Apr 2011

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
23 Sep 2016 01:26:56 PM

FORMATION FLYING: WATCH OUT FOR THE TOMMIES

Middle aircraft could be Do-17 of Stab/KG3 code (5k+EA). During the Battle of Britain Do-17 crews armed their aircraft with more 7.92mm MG17 machine guns as they could carry, to fight off RAF fighters.
Standard ammo load for the Do17 was 3 x 7.92 MG's w/3,000 rounds in 44 drum magazines, even up to 5 7.92mm machine guns and later 1 x 20mm cannon w/400 rounds

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