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File:The Royal Navy during the Second World War CH9026.jpg

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English: The Royal Navy during the Second World War
A pilot in a dinghy waves a flag to an Air Sea Rescue Supermarine Walrus amphibious aircraft circling overhead during a training exercise.
Date between 1939 and 1945
date QS:P,+1950-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1939-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1945-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph CH 9026 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author Rider-Rider (P/O), Royal Air Force official photographer
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Part of Air Ministry Second World War Official Collection
  • Associated themes
    Fleet Air Arm 1939-1945, Royal Navy 1939-1945
  • Associated keywords
    Rescue, naval aviation
Category photographs
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current07:26, 4 October 2017Thumbnail for version as of 07:26, 4 October 20172,480 × 2,085 (1.51 MB)Ducksoup (talk | contribs)Resolution 800×676, replace with 2,480×2,085
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