THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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  • A 13665
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  • object name: Official photograph
  • object category: Black and white
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A Grumman Martlet from No 881 Squadron Fleet Air Arm, takes off from a dusty landing strip at McKinnon Road, East Africa. The Royal Naval Air Station was built deep in the African bush and was used as a base by squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm.

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