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

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

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