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"Wing Commander H.I Edwards" by Reginald Mount, 1943. Charcoal and gouache on paper.

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"Wing Commander H.I Edwards" by Reginald Mount, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/432Links to the Catalogue


Hughie Edwards' Bristol Blenheim IV is shown flying at very low- level in order to prosecute his attack more effectively. Whilst the main object of low-level flying is provide cover for an aircraft on its approach to the target, there are still many risks at flying such heights. Consequently Edwards' Victoria Cross was a just reward for his deeds.

 
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