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What websites have photos of WWII aircraft?

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Websites like Military Factory, World War 2 Planes and World War 2 Database feature photographs of aircraft used by all countries during World War II. The websites typically divide aircraft by nationality, years used in the war, type of aircraft or manufacturer.

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What websites have photos of WWII aircraft?
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Military Factory, for example, provides an alphabetical list that notes the nationality, year of service and a thumbnail photograph of different aircraft. The name of the aircraft on this website is a hyperlink that navigates to an informative page. Clicking on the link for the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, for example, provides a link to 30 pictures of the American heavy bomber used extensively throughout the conflict.

World War 2 Planes, in contrast, provides links only on the main Web page to the aircraft used by German, British, Italian, Japanese, American and Russian forces. Clicking on a link navigates to a page of aircraft pictures, which is navigable further to informative articles about each plane. Ace Pilots follows the design style of World War 2 Planes, categorizing the major aircraft of World War II by nationality.

World War 2 Database follows a different organizational structure, initially classifying aircraft by combat roles: fighters, bombers and attack aircraft, and others, such as transports, spotters and flying boats.

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