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Messerschmidt, Willy

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛsəˌʃmɪt/
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛsɐˌʃmɪt/
(1898–1978), German aircraft designer and industrialist; full name Wilhelm Emil Messerschmidt. He designed and constructed his first glider in 1915 and set up a company in 1923. The Messerschmidt 109 became the standard fighter of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War.

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