2.2.2005


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


The RAF's Finest
Wide World News photo, dated June 1, 1940

RAF ace Peter Townsend is seen at the controls of his Hawker Hurricane Mk X AG162 over the English countryside. This particular mount of Townsend's is identified as EH-W of 55 OTU, 3 TEU. "One of the few," Townsend died in 1995, aged 80.

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