Handley Page Halifax Collection

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Here are some more images.
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Here are a couple more nice images.
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Another classic aircraft image.
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"Our Last Flight" ............. talk about putting the ''mocka' on yourselves!
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Here is a rare Hali bird ........( see text )
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Here is one of the last ones from the war. Note where the aircraft was ditched.
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Hi John, paradoxplaza have this one wrong The aircraft in the photo is 158sqdn Halifax MZ759, on ops to Gladbeck, on 24th March 45. See comparison photo below.
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Many thanks for your fine detective work, Alan.
I must admit l took 'their' word for it as being correct but l must also admit it never sat well with me with .......'a Hali over the Korean Strait'.
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A few more interesting images .........
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K4KittyCrew wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:06 am
Lucky escape .........
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Hi all
My Grandad is the navigator/wireless operator in this picture, the same crew had to ditch a plane in the North Sea about six weeks after this crash, unfortunately my grandfather passed away a few weeks ago, (December 2018) he had a good life after the war and lived to the grand old age of 98
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Richard

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