THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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  • A 18624
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HM King George VI making a tour of inspection on board HMS MALAYA during a visit to the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow. He is just about to pass a 20 mm Oerlikon anti aircraft gun manned by Royal Marines. In the background can be seen one of MALAYA's twin 4 inch anti-aircraft guns, a crane and the former aircraft hangar now used for stowage and flexible use.

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HM King George VI on a tour of inspection of HMS MALAYA during a visit to the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow, 13 August 1943.

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