THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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  • A 27168
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A Fairey Firefly of 1770 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm with wheels and hook down is ready to land on board HMS INDEFATIGABLE on the aircraft's return from the carrier-borne air strike on the Japanese oil refinery at Pangkalan Brandan, Sumatra. Note the empty rocket rails beneath the aircraft's wings.

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