Flight Identification Chart of World War Two American Aircraft

This chart shows how American aircraft of the Second World War can be identified from various angles. Recoginising which aircraft were friendly and which were not was a crucial skill in wartime in order to respond quickly to German attacks. For photos of the real thing and more information on the planes that were most important to the war see our article on 13 of the most important fighter planes of World War Two.

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