The Me-110 Zerstörer gets little respect because of its ill-suited use as an escort fighter during the Battle of Britain. It was only moderately effective in its original primary role as a "Convoy Destroyer" intended to break up formations of enemy bombers, or in its fallback role as a light attack bomber.

Because of its prominent role during the Blitz, though, it was relatively well-known, or at least widely recognized, among the Allies.

A few articles were published featuring the Me-110: