rare WW2 German Heinkel He 111 radar antenna aircraft photo US Army 9th Inf Div

Vintage original rare WW 2 German Luftwaffe aircraft photo of a Heinkel He 111 bomber with radar antenna on the nose. I was unable to find any information on this particular He 111 variant with this type of radar antenna, this may be a one of a kind test aircraft. This aircraft shows damage probably from Allied bombing of the airfield. There are some soldiers on top of this bomber in the photo. Photo taken at a captured German airfield by a US soldier from the 9th Infantry Division, 60th Infantry Regiment. the photo is from an album that has this units insignia pictured on signs and on some of the soldier's uniforms in some of the other photos, so that is the basis for noting the pictures unit origin. The photo was probably taken using a captured German camera & film by the GI. The photo has the period photo paper marking of Ridax on the back. The photo is approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches in size. I do not have the name of the soldier, the album with the photo was obtained from an estate sale.

I will be listing separately another photo of what looks like the same aircraft from the rear.

World War Two, WW2. US Army. GI souvenir photos, airplane, German plane

Good used condition, photo has wear & tear from age and use, there are scuffs, stains and discoloration to the photo. the photo was taken by an amateur
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