Arrest of Sergeant Hamish Philson



Arrest of Sergeant Hamish Philson


Crowd, some in uniform, around car in street, with houses in the background and car in foreground. Taken through window from inside a building. Submitted with description 'Photo taken from inside the Daugaard Inn in Daugaard, Denmark showing the arrest of Sgt Hamish Philson, 106 Sqn air gunner, initially questioned by Danish police before being transferred to the custody of four German officers. Philson evaded run for four days after baling out from a Hampden over the Baltic Sea'.



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