The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Würger ("shrike"), often called Butcher-bird, was a single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft of Germany's Luftwaffe, and one of the best fighters of its generation. Used extensively during the Second World War, over 20,000 were manufactured.
This particular Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8 no. 13 was of commander Heinrich Bär's, from the Jagdgeschwader 1 (JG 1) Oesau in April 1944. The total of 221 victories he had, over 100 were gained in Fw190. The II /JG1 was one of the units intercepting the Allied's day raids over Germany during the Spring and the Summer of 1944 (The Reich Defence).
Pencil drawing on paper. Size 29,7x42cm (A3). Original available.
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