Technically speaking, the Stuka name applied to any dive bomber Sturzkampfflugzeug, after all, is generally translated as "dive bomber" but in common usage the Ju-87 is the one plane that carries the name.
A core element of Blitzkrieg, the Stuka was soon found to be a liability in the absence of air superiority.
- A news clip, "Allies Make Check On Captured Stukas" [ HTML ] mentions the capture of a number of Ju-87D in North Africa.
- The "Have You Seen?" section for March, 1941, compares bomb trapezes on SBD Dauntless and Ju-87 Stuka. Stuka is shown on the ground with crew and bomb, seen from 2 o'clock.
- Stukas in flight seen from 2 o'clock low; from "Ten Air Power Lessons for America."[ HTML ]
- The "Have You Seen?" section for August, 1941, shows a photo sequence of a Stuka attacking a merchant ship
- A news clip with photo from January, 1942, shows nose of a crashed Stuka in North Africa. The photo shows some details of the engine installation.
- The "Have You Seen?" section for February, 1942, shows a Stuka with Italian markings on the ground, sen from 10 o'clock.
- "War in the Air" [ HTML ] includes
- A diagram from "Jerry's field of fire" [ HTML ] shows the Stuka's" defensive fields of fire.