ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1939-1943.
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Hawker Hurricane Mark IIB, HL887 'AK-W', of No. 213 Squadron RAF, viewed from under the wing of a Bristol Bombay, at El Adem, Libya, about to be started for a sortie escorting Lockheed Hudsons of the Mobile Operations Force of No. 216 Group RAF to a forward landing ground. Note the long-range fuel tanks under the Hurricane's wings.
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