Wings of the Luftwaffe: Ju-88 “Schnellbomber”

From its inception in 1936, this workhorse fought doggedly on until the wars end.  Its uses included level bomber, dive bomber, and night fighter.  Although a radial engined aircraft in appearance, it used inline engines with forward mounted radiators.  The sheer versatility of its air-frame was unmatched.

[why the He 111 is depicted in this thumbnail is unknown to me]

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