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T152 - Far East Hero

T152 - Far East Hero

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G1132. Bristol Beaufort, these aircraft gave a good account of themselves and figured largely in the heroic attempts of the Coastal Command Squadrons to neutralise the threat of the German warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau which culminated on a direct hit on Gneisenau in April 1941. The pilot of the Beaufort concerned, F. Off K Campbell of No 22 squadron was awarded a posthumous VC, he and his crew were killed in the intense flak over the target.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company
ContributorBristol Aero Collection
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Aeroplane Company
Datecreation - Circa 1940
TypePhotographic prints - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 220 mm
dimension.W - 240 mm
IdentifierT152/42
SourceBristol Aero Collection
LanguageEN
Relation
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton
RightsBristol Aeroplane Company/Rolls-Royce