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Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3 3./JG 52(Battle of Britain)
Texture for Strike Fighters 2.
Luftwaffe Gruppe I of JG 52 began operations at the Battle of Britain on Aug 2, 1940.
The Gruppe(Staffeln 1, 2 and 3)was based at Coquelles until Oct 31, 1940, then, the unit leave the front Channel and return to Germany.
Following the disastrous deployment of Gruppe III(eight pilots lost in two days, including Gruppenkommandeur and three Staffeln Kapitän. Unit retired of operations after only ten days of operations), and Gruppe II(six pilots lost in six days and unit retired after only 12 days of operations. However, Gruppe II returned to combat from Sep 25, 1940 at Peuplingues), Gruppe I was better prepared for the task, and claimed some 72 victories lossing in the process 24 Bf 109s with seven pilots KIA and 16 POW.
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PilotData included photos of the main aces of the RAF and Luftwaffe by the Battle of Britain.
Optional. List included main units of Battle of Britain(Luftwaffe and RAF)
Russouk2004 and Wrench for the original model.