Author Topic: Why the P-38 Flunked in NWE  (Read 73 times)

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Offline Kopfdorfer

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Why the P-38 Flunked in NWE
« on: June 13, 2020, 09:59:05 PM »
Thought some of you might be interested in this article.

https://www.historynet.com/p-38-flunked-europe.htm

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Re: Why the P-38 Flunked in NWE
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2020, 11:44:44 PM »
Thanks, Kopf !  It's a good read.

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Re: Why the P-38 Flunked in NWE
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2020, 11:49:34 PM »
I'd always read the P-38 got worse than it gave in the ETO, kinda helps explain why. Interesting he quotes someone saying the 38 should have been re-engined with merlins like the 51, I wonder how such a mod would have worked out.

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