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"Aircraftsman Frost & Leading Aircraftsman Campion" Artist unknown, 1943. Gouache on board.

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"Aircraftsman Frost & Leading Aircraftsman Campion" Artist unknown, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/480Links to the Catalogue


To vacate a burning aircraft is one thing, but to enter one already engulfed in flames, takes a certain type of courage. This picture does not convey the immense heat that Campion and Frost must have endured to perform their rescue.

 

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