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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Although it was on hand in greater quantities than any other US Army airplane from 1941 to 1943, the Curtiss P-40 was obsolete by European standards, even before the prototype flew. In spite of it's shortcomings, it was an effective fighting machine when used properly. New techniques evolved to great success and it also proved very useful in close ground support. While the P-40 provided most of the British fighter support in the North African campaign, it's most famous operations were in China by the American Volunteer Group known as the "Flying Tigers." Read More ...

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