This is a cracking group of parts 5 in all which are sections of aluminium airframe and bakerite and metal parts. The 3 aluminium parts still most of there original black paintwork one has red stamp markings on it all very clear to see there are also 3 other parts one a brass pipe and a bakerite pipe end and a bakerite panel all are still very solid and all still retains some of there original colours and are in nice solid condition they have ripped and bent by the impact of the crash it has been nicely cleaned it is perfect for display or any collection it is 5-11 long in size from the famous JU87 stuka shot down on the Eastern front. The parts come from German JU87 stuka dive bomber of 1/STG1, shot down and crashed on 27th June 1944 in Belarus during Operation Bagration. The parts come with a A5 laminated information sheet.
In June 1944, Operation Bagration began which ended with the collapse of the German front in the Soviet Union. I./SG 1 recorded the loss of 27 aircraft in July alone; most of which were Ju 87s. On 1 July it had 41 aircraft, and a month later this force had fallen to 26. It covered the retreat into Poland and fought against the Vistula-oder offensive. Luftflotte 6 flew 140 sorties against the offensive, with the fleet losing eight aircraft. A notable loss was the commanding officer of 7. Staffel Otto Hulsch, a Knight's Cross winner, who was shot down by Soviet fighters from the 16th Air Army. Operation Bagration which cleared German forces from the Belorussian SSR and eastern Poland between 22 June and 19 August 1944. The operation resulted in the almost complete destruction of an entire German army group, with the loss of Army group centre’s Fourth Army, Third panzer Army and Ninth Army. It is considered the most calamitous defeat experienced by the German armed forces during the Second World War. By the end of the operation most of the western Soviet Union had been liberated and the Red Army had achieved footholds in Romania and Poland. German losses eventually numbered well over half a million men killed or wounded.
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