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Junkers

Hugo. 1859--1935, German aircraft designer. His military aircraft were used in both World Wars
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The third formation of Junkers 88s managed to cross the coast near Scarborough and dropped a few bombs on the airfield at Driffield which was extensively cratered and a hanger and some buildings were destroyed.
Junkers Ju88s: Destroyed, 89, damaged, 32, pilots killed, 94, missing, 182, wounded, 19.
In the Anglophone world the appropriate equivalent is "gentry" because junker denotes a practical farmer of rank who operates a large-scale agricultural enterprise.
As a ruling elite vested with powerful forms of lordship over its rural subjects, the Junkers naturally had the advantage in most of these conflicts, but Hagen shows that power relations between the lord and his villagers were rarely as one-sided as historians have long assumed.
Some of the junkers are so bad, I don't know why they keep working on them," said Joe Baker, a technician at the Kadena hobby shop.
At age 4, Alicia Junker wandered into her back yard to watch her dad help teach her older sister to bat.
On October 8, 1940, a lone Junkers 88 bomber was on a mission to attack the Rootes Aircraft Factory, in Speke.
THE Junkers JU87 or Stuka - short for Sturzkampfflugzeug, the German word for dive-bomber - was a twoseater aircraft easily recognised from its cranked wing shape, fixed undercarriage and fearsome wailing produced by sirens in the wings.
And experts believe the 45foot-long object could be the wreck of a Junkers 88 shot down by anti-aircraft fire in the notorious Greenock Blitz of 1941.
A Junkers 88 would also have been OK as both these bombers were capable of speeds of around 300mph.
The Junkers Ju52, operated by German airline Lufthansa, offered passengers the chance to experience the early days of commercial air travel and amazing views of the North-East.
The new ordinance proposes two changes: a prohibition of parking on unpaved surfaces, such as front lawns; and a prohibition against storing junkers, which range from broken-down vehicles to car parts to camper shells, anywhere visible to the public.