ROYAL AIR FORCE COASTAL COMMAND, 1939-1945.
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The crew of an Armstrong-Whitworth Whitley of Coastal Command, which had come down in the Atlantic, being rescued by a Short Sunderland of No. 10 Squadron RAAF. The six crew are clambering into the Sunderland from a two-man dinghy, which they were forced to use after their main dinghy failed to function. The photograph was taken from the wing of the Sunderland by one of its crew.
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