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Look what landed in York today!!

Article about: This week sees 7 days of celebrations in York to commemorate the French airmen who flew Halifax bombers from RAF Elvington during WW2. Between June 1944 and October 1945 the Free French bomb

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    Looked like a super event. Thanks for posting pics of a war winning plane too.
    As a sidenote; I always thought it a bit sad, that some excellent French war planes never got to prove their mettle as France was occupied.

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    Looked like a super event. Thanks for posting pics of a war winning plane too.
    As a sidenote; I always thought it a bit sad, that some excellent French war planes never got to prove their mettle as France was occupied.
    Indeed. I think the Luftwaffe used the Dewoitine 520 fighter !

    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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    A beautiful looking plane IMO. Nimble and modern for its time.

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