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"Sergeant A.J Ward" by Sax, 1943. Pencil and charcoal.

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Sergeant A.J Ward

"Sergeant A.J Ward" by Sax, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/435Links to the Catalogue


Lying on the wing of his Wellington bomber, Ward is attempting to put out the fire spreading to the engine using a canvas engine cover. To clamber from the interior of a burning aircraft, onto the wing, over the ocean, initially without a parachute and to then fight a fire requires a special kind of courage and determination.

 

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AIR 2/5686 (WARD)

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AIR 2/5686 (2) (WARD)