Two veterans and a pilot in Hurricane cockpit



Two veterans and a pilot in Hurricane cockpit


Top - head and shoulders image of two men wearing civilian jacket and tie with a hedge behind. Submitted with description 'Post-war colour print of Des Richards, Chairman of the 106 Sqn Association, and F/Lt David Shannon DSO*, DFC* of 106 and 617 Sqn's. [Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M10/30]'.
Bottom - half length image of an airman wearing flying helmet standing up in cockpit of a Hurricane. Submitted with description 'Photo of F/O Edgar James "Cobber" Kain DFC, standing in the cockpit of a Hurricane. Kain shot down 17 German aircraft before dying in a flying accident in June 1940'.

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One colour and one b/w photograph mounted on an album page


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