THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
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- A 27167
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- object name: Official photograph
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Men folding the wings of a Fairey Firefly of 1770 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm on board HMS INDEFATIGABLE on the aircraft's return from the carrier-borne air strike on the Japanese oil refinery at Pangkalan Brandan, Sumatra. Weather conditions were excellent and the whole weight of bombs and missiles from the Grumman Avengers and Fairey Fireflies fell within the target area. The powerhouse and other important plants, together with oil tanks and buildings, received direct hits.
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