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World War 2 Aircraft by Country


It was only natural that a years-long conflict such as World War 2 would introduce a host of aircraft designs originating from key nations.

World War 2 involved nearly every power of Europe and elsewhere and this meant that a slew of aircraft types were eventually pressed into service for quality and quantity alone did not guarantee victory. The air war lasted as long as the ground and naval commitments but proved just as crucial to the ultimate victory against Rome, Berlin and Tokyo. The conflict went on to produce a myriad of classical fighters and bombers including the American P-51, the British Spitfire, the German Fw 190 and the Japanese 'Zero'.