AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945:HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.
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Halifax A Mark V Series 1 (Special) glider tug, DG396 QQ, of No. 295 Squadron RAF based at Holmesley South, Hampshire, running up its engines on a landing ground at Goubrine II, Tunisia, while taking part in Operation BEGGAR: the transit of Halifax/Horsa glider combinations from the UK to North Africa by units of No. 38 Wing RAF, in preparation for the invasion of Sicily (Operation HUSKY).
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