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Fw190G-3 No.160057 was captured Gerbini Airfield Sicily in Sep 1943. It was painted in a striking white and red color scheme. Camouflage netting was to keep the Luftwaffe from destroying it.

Caption   Fw190G-3 No.160057 was captured Gerbini Airfield Sicily in Sep 1943. It was painted in a striking white and red color scheme. Camouflage netting was to keep the Luftwaffe from destroying it. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 22 Apr 2013

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
12 Jan 2016 07:45:24 PM

CAPTURED WULF: Focke-Wulf FW190G-3 Wk. Nr. 160057 was one of two 190's captured by ground crews of the 85th Fighter Squadron, 79th Fighter Group at Gerbini Air Field, Island of Sicily September 1943 FLYING COLORS: Fighter repainted and later shipped to the USA in January 1944. In 1945 the 190 was repainted again in the US three-tone scheme of non-specular Intermediate Blue and Insignia White it was evaluated and tested NAS Anacostia and at NAS Patuxent River in February 1945 as FE-116 (FE) Foreign Equipment

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