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"Sergeant J Hannah" Artist unknown, 1943. Gouache on board.

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Sergeant J Hannah
 

"Sergeant J Hannah" Artist unknown, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/419Links to the Catalogue


John Hannah was only a young man when he attempted to fight a fire inside his Handley Page Hampden. Such was the restricted space in the Hampden; it was nick- named the “Flying Suitcase”! Note the section of Hannah's recommendation, which describes the heat of the fire as ‘completely roasting the aircraft's two carrier pigeons'.

 
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AIR 2/5686 (18C)
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AIR 2/5686 (Phot)
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AIR 2/5686 (Phot2)
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AIR 2/5686 (Phot3)