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The Mosquito, which was originally conceived as a bomber, became one of
the war's most potent fighters. The "Mossie" was built mostly of molded
plywood, a nonstrategic material.
It excelled in the duties of low-level and high-attack day and night bomber, long-range photo-reconnaissance, mine layer, pathfinder, high-speed military transport, long-range day and night fighter, and fighter-bomber. Of the grand total of 7,781 Mosquitos built, 6,710 were delivered during the war years. Read more ...
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