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Parachuting Nurses

Article about: The picture below is for sale on Friday in the local auction house. It is so unusual that I will have a good go at winning it. John.

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    The picture below is for sale on Friday in the local auction house. It is so unusual that I will have a good go at winning it. John.
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    Nice one, go for it!

    The are RAF Nurses of the Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service. You can just see a collar dog worn by the girl at the front.

    A lot of these girls flew in medivac "Dakotas" hence the need for Parachute training.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Nice Photo! Good luck!
    Dan

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    as a matter of interest, the photo is of the post war period. the Dak in the background is in " natural metal finish ". you can also see the RAF fin flash.

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    P.S if anybody nitpicks, ok, silver paint finish overall

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    Quote by prosty zolnierz View Post
    as a matter of interest, the photo is of the post war period. the Dak in the background is in " natural metal finish ". you can also see the RAF fin flash.
    You are spot on, I went back today and had a good look at all the pics. on offer. On the back of the nurses one is the date 1946 and a write up in Spanish. All the various lots of pictures are from an Argentine photo agency. John.

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    Quote by prosty zolnierz View Post
    P.S if anybody nitpicks, ok, silver paint finish overall
    Hey, well spotted!

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Quote by Blackpowder44 View Post
    You are spot on, I went back today and had a good look at all the pics. on offer. On the back of the nurses one is the date 1946 and a write up in Spanish. All the various lots of pictures are from an Argentine photo agency. John.
    sorry wrong date, should be 1948, John

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