World War 2 Planes
The Advent of Modern Aviation
If you're reading this, you most probably
have a keen interest in World War 2 planes. So do I. This site is the
result of my passion for the technical leaps that were made between
1939 and 1945, as the engineers from the countries at war entered in a
fierce competition to create heavier, faster and more agile military
aircraft. World War 2 aircraft, especially those using jet engines,
were quite different from the ones that had been flown before. Even by
today's general aviation standards, these airplanes' performances are
For information about a specific aircraft, use the search tool
below, or use the navbar on the left to browse by country or through
the alphabetical index.
Gunner's view in a
(NOTE: All photos are believed to be at least 50 years old and
in the public domain.)
P-51, among the most famous aircraft of World War 2
If you don't find the aircraft you're seeking, please let me know -
this site is a work-in-progress, and I'd like to provide visitors with
what they're looking for. The goal is to gather World War 2 plane
pictures and information for everyone to browse. Doing this work on a
part-time basis, the process pace might be rather moderate. You may
want to bookmark the site and come back in a few weeks. In the
beginning, I will focus on the most famous Word War 2 planes.
Besides, you may know someone (be it your father, uncle, grand-father
or great-uncle) who's been a World War 2 plane pilot or crew member;
their memories are priceless, so if you're willing to have them
preserved here, feel free to use the Contact button to reach me.
I hope you enjoy your visit.
(A similar page with different pictures can be found here.)
World War 2 Directory - Internets Largest WWII Directory