Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant

Watch Wartime Video of the huge Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant

The Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant was a German transport aircraft of World War II. The Me 323 was a powered variant of the Me 321 glider and was the largest land-based transport aircraft of the war. A total of 213 are recorded as having been made, a few being converted from the Me 321. Watch some rare wartime footage of the Luftwaffe’s air giant!

An ME323 in Italy
An ME323 in Italy unloads a Maultier – from Bundesarchiv – CC BY-SA 3.0 de
An ME 323 comes in for a landing
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An ME 323 large front end
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