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the_ww2_album The Mighty Mustang part.4
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Arguably, the P-51 was the fighter that won the air war over Europe.

In a strategic air war, it's all about range and endurance. The Germans learned their lesson with the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940 exposing the short-ranged Messerschmitt Bf 109E, which had an internal fuel capacity of just 106 U.S. Gallons (401 litres). Jumping forward to the summer of 1942, and the US 8th Air Force commenced daylight bombing raids of occupied Europe and eventually the German Reich itself. However, as these hazardous daylight bombing raids pushed deeper and deeper into Europe seeking out richer industrial targets, the escorting fighters available didn't have the reach to fly all the way to and from those targets, leaving the bombers exposed, and at the mercy of a relentless Luftwaffe. In the summer of 1943 8th Air Force losses got so bad that the bombing campaign was suspended for 3 months; leaving the air war over Europe very much in the balance, and victory for the Allies a long way off.
Enter the P-51B/C Mustang; and later the P-51D (in March 1944). With an internal fuel capacity of 269 U.S. Gallons (more than twice that of the Bf 109E of 1940), it was addition of wing mounted drop tanks that nearly doubled its fuel load and gave the Mustang is phenomenal range in the escort fighter role. The map graphic reflects that, and compares the combat radius range of all the Allied fighters used in the escort role over Europe in WW2.

Together with its range, the P-51B/C/D Mustang was fairly well armed, and matching the legendary British Merlin engine to a modern all metal airframe, it had the speed and performance capable of matching the best the Luftwaffe could employ against it. The Allied air campaign over Europe had its saviour, and ultimately a war winner.|#mightymustangseries
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miriamkaiser7 Often I start with a simple sketch to define the body and the layout, after that I work over the parts until I'm satisfied. My goal is to get the desired lines right away to save time, though this helps a big deal in the first place.
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tigersdebate01 POST GAME ANALYSIS #21
Great game for the Tigers today. The starter, lineup, and bullpen all produced today. Anibal Sanchez was both really good and really bad today. His command was off the charts horrible (7 walks) but he managed to get 9 strike outs while only allowing 2 runs through 5.2 innings pitched. That was enough for the Tigers offence however, Anthony Gose had a great game hitting a no doubt home run. Also Miggy, Nick, Ian, and J.D managed to get on multiple times today as well. J-up had a clutch RBI single, hopefully leading up to a comeback. The bullpen wasn't great today, but it wasn't bad. K-rod, Ryan, and hardy pitched today. Hardy pitched 1.2 innings, but gave up a run. However K-rod and Ryan were perfect today. Overall great game today. Hopefully the Tigers can bring this play to Minnesota tonight!

Also good games by: Miggy, J.D Martinez, Ian Kinsler, Nick Castellanos, Justin Upton, Anibal Sanchez, and Kyle Ryan.
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hollymouse23 Thought it would be fun to do a before/after comparison. I don't wear makeup that much at the moment so I enjoy putting it on even more. (Forgive the fact that this looks a bit like a mug shot thanks to my 4s) #selfie #makeup #comparison #splitpic #beforeandafter 3h

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ifjesushadaname Boom who would've thought! Already on the right track. #simple #adjust #life #happiness #comparison 3h

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okami.kodoku If you think Obama aged bad during 8 years as persident.. Just see what happened to Matt Smith in 4. Being the Doctor takes it's toll

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deeannesmith19 First attempt at eye-shadow style. Mine on the right, friend done the left. Not too bad I reckon
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