Adopted by all belligerents to add extra range to their warplanes, droppable fuel tanks have been developed in widely differing designs and constructed of all manner of materials. This Nazi tank, found on Brussels airfield taken over by RAF, is made of compressed paper. Note stabilizing vane at tail.
This news clip photo was originally published in the November, 1944, issue of Aviation magazine, vol 43, no 11, p 233.
Photo credited to British Combine.