Let’s Load This Up And Give It To Chuck Yeager

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On April 17, 1945, a team of G.I.’s found an abandoned Messerschmitt Me 262—the world’s first jet fighter—in near-perfect condition in the forests of Germany. Photo Credit: Charles McCain

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ash78
Ash78, voting early and often

An Me-262 with no engines is like finding a headless Marlene Dietrich in the woods. It's not really much...HEY THE BODY'S STILL WARM. Get in line, boys!