First World War - War in the Air

ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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A heavily armed merchant vessel is hit with rocket projectiles, during an attack by 31 De Havilland Mosquitos of the Banff Strike Wing on shipping in the anchorage at Aalesund, Norway. Three vessels were sunk and one damaged for the loss of two Mosquitos.

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