The De Haviland Mosquito was the fastest bomber of the War, although that's perhaps a bit unfair, as it was a multi-role aircraft par excellence. Bomber, night fighter, reconnaissance, anti-sub: it wore many hats, and wore them well. Keep in mind that in this video, the Mosquitos could outrun the escorting Spitfires.
The also got under Hermann Goering's skin. Angry that England was producing these excellent aircraft out of wood, while German industry struggled to build ever fewer metal aircraft:
They have the geniuses and we have the nincompoops. After the war is over I'm going to buy a British radio set- then at least I'll own something that has always worked.Sadly, out of the over 7,000 of these that were built, none can fly today.