MESSERSCHMITT Bf 110 11
Above: Flying low over the English countryside
and wearing RAF markings, the performance of a
captured Bf 110 is evaluated.
Above left: Photographed over the gently
undulating sand dunes of the Western Desert,
this aircraft of ZG 26 is a Bf 110C-4, the first of
the breed to offer its crew the benefit of some
Right: The Bf 110 reinvented itself as a night
fighter, a role that suited its deadly talents,
guided by the aerial array of the FuG 202
Lichtenstein BC radar fitted to the nose of the
Below: Stripped of their armament, a pair of
captured Bf 110s carrying the distinctive ‘wasp’
nose art of ZG 1 sit disconsolately on a dump.