ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.
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- CH 9017
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- object name: Official photograph
- object category: Black and white
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Personnel and aircraft of No. 276 Squadron RAF assembled at Harrowbeer, Devon, to show the resources needed to mount a single air-sea rescue sortie. The aircraft are, in front, an Avro Anson, a Supermarine Spitfire and, at the rear, a Supermarine Walrus. The Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader R F Hamlyn, formerly a fighter pilot with 13 confirmed aerial victories, stands in the foreground.
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