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The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, talking to Alex Henshaw, holder of the Cape Town to London record and now a Spitfire test pilot. He had just landed after a demonstration flight and the Prime Minister asked him questions about his reactions to the terrific speed at which he had been travelling. Mr Churchill (in 'John Bull' hat and smoking a cigar) and Mr Henshaw (in white flying overalls) are seated in the open in front of the camouflaged doors of a large aircraft hangar.

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  • Rosiemayfisher :

    4 December 2014 at 21:12
    Hi Karen, your granddad was my grandads manager and he's being telling me stories. They lived at the back of him by hodge hill common.
  • Karen Turner :

    10 October 2012 at 11:18
    The man in the background behind Winston Churchill is my Grandfather, Bernard Cook, he was Works Manager of Vickers Armstong, Castle Bromwich for 20 years and then became Director for 8 years before he retired.

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