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English: Royal Air Force- Italy, the Balkans and South-east Europe, 1942-1945.
Personnel of No. 284 Squadron RAF, an air/sea rescue unit, standing in front of one of their aircraft, Supermarine Walrus, X9506 'C', at Cassibile, Sicily. Aircrew in the front row are (left to right); Sergeant J D Lunn (pilot), Sergeant C S Taylor (wireless operator/air gunner), Warrant Officer N Pickles (w.op/ag), Flying Officer R Eccles (pilot), Flight Sergeant J W Bradley (w.op/ag) and Flight Sergeant E J Holmes (pilot): ground crew in the back row are (left to right); AC1 Radford, Flight Sergeant R C Glew, Corporal J Warrington, Leading Aircraftmen S Waight, J Price, J H Crowther and H Walker, and Corporal J E Newall.
Date between 1942 and 1945
date QS:P,+1942-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1942-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1945-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph CNA 1186 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author Bridge B (Fg Off), Royal Air Force official photographer
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Part of Air Ministry Second World War Official Collection
  • Associated people and organisations
    Royal Air Force, 284 Squadron
  • Associated places
    Cassibile, Sicily, Italy
  • Associated events
    Operation Husky, Allied Invasion of Sicily 1943, Italy, Second World War
  • Associated themes
    Italy 1939-1945, Royal Air Force 1939-1945
  • Associated keywords
    Aerial Warfare, Operations, Rescue
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