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These video clips are brought to you courtesy of the University of Southampton. Visit their "Jet Genesis" page. 

Top and bottom show an early Me 262 prototype with tricycle undercarriage. The middle clip shows a Heimaschutzer (home defender) prototype. Look carefully underneath the tail surface for the cut-off piece. Part of the vertical surface had to be cut off on the Heimaschutzer because the rocket exhaust would otherwise damage the tail. Also note the canopy on the top and bottom, which also indicates a early prototype Me 262. 

Presumably these were all taken from a training video produced in Germany during the war.  Please click on a `still` to download the individual movie.

The Me 262 taking off. Note the speed!

This one is of particular interest because it shows the Jumo 004 starting. Also note the vertical tail surface modification.

A view of an Me 262 on the ground.

 

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