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Article about: by Wolfspear Thanks Karaya I have not seen that version before Nick The shortnosed one is a Mk 1, and apparently the oldest version..? The other, more commonly seen is a Mk 4 and it was used

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    Hi, here are a few photo's from my late grandfathers personal collection. He served as a aircraftman / mechanic around different places in Africa.

    Hope they may be of interest..
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    A few more
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    Last edited by justlookin; 06-24-2010 at 11:51 PM.

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    Excellent photos, you must be very proud of your grandad, thanks for posting, always had a soft spot for aircraft.
    cheers mate

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    The top photo appears to be a captured JU86 and the instrument
    panel photo appears to belong to it as well...
    Amazingly it still has its Junghans clock in place(1st thing to go from all accounts!)Nice photos many thanks.
    Regards Mike

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    These are excellent! Thanks for sharing them with us.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    First class photos! Is pic 8 a Blenheim?

    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 Wolfspear View Post
    First class photos! Is pic 8 a Blenheim?

    Nick
    I am pretty sure of that, they were made with 2 different shapes frontends.
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    Thanks Karaya

    I have not seen that version before

    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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    Superb pictures. A real historical record that your grandad has left.

    Interesting Hurricane, basically because I can't see any MG ports on the leading edge of the wing. Photo recon ?

    Cheers

    Steve T

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