‘BUTCHER BIRDS’ OVER BRITAIN

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190, known to those who flew or worked on it as the Würger (‘Butcher Bird’), arrived in France in late July 1941, but unlike the Messerschmitt Bf 109 was seldom seen in the skies over Britain. Chris Goss describes some of those rare occasions when the Fw 190 appeared in British skies.

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