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The Junkers Ju 52 (nicknamed Tante Ju in German, Iron Annie by the English), was a transport plane with corrugated iron manufactured by the German company Junkers in the 1930s. Built more than 4800 copies, it has been used by many airlines, but also as a military transport aircraft and bomber during the Second world War. Proof of its robustness, three copies of the Junkers Ju 52 were used by the swiss army until the 1980s.The Junkers Ju 52 carry out their first military missions during the War with Spain, within the Legion Condor. They are used both as transports and as bombers. They then plays a key role in the airborne operations at the beginning of the Second world War in the Benelux in 1940 and against Crete in 1941, even if the losses quickly become significant.
Source: Junkers JU-52 on Wikipedia
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