Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

In the opening days of the Blitzkrieg campaign, few aircraft could invoke as much terror as the Junkers Ju 87. Nicknamed the "StukaÂ?? (an abbreviation of Sturzkampfflugzeug Â? the German term for "dive-bomberÂ??), the Ju 87 was perhaps the most feared tactical bomber of the ETO. With its fixed landing gear and inverted gull wings, the Stuka was the most recognizable aircraft of the Blitzkrieg era. With profile plates, close-up photographs and battlescene artwork,… (more)