THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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Interrogation of Grumman Avenger bomber crews of 832 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm on board HMS ILLUSTRIOUS. Left to right: Petty Officer R O Begley, Tail Gunner, from Dulwich; Lieutenant G E Newton, from London, Interrogator; Sub Lieutenant (A) N D B Harris, Observer, from Ewell, Surrey; and Sub Lieutenant (A) A W Stewart, Pilot, from Dumbarton, Scotland. Along with American, Australian, French and Dutch units these men took part in an air strike against the Japanese held Naval Base at Surabaya.

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