Striking by Night
Junkers Ju 88
Originally a twin-engine medium bomber, the Ju 88 was possibly the most versatile of all German aircraft. It also became a successful night-fighter. Radar equipped versions joined the Bf 110s, employing Zahme Sau (Tame Boar) tactics against British bombers.
Junkers Ju 88C-6B Type Night-fighter Wingspan 20 metres Length 15.5 metres Engines Two Junkers Jumo 211J engines of 1,340 horsepower Armament Three 20-millimetre cannon; one 13-millimetre and three 7.9-millimetre machine-guns Crew Three