English fighter Spitfire Mk IA prepares for combat sortie

Spitfire Mk IA



English pilot, Flight Sergeant George “Grumpy” Unwin on the Spitfire Mk IA fighter from the 19 th Squadron of the Royal Air Force is preparing for combat sorties. The photo was taken during the “Battle for Britain” period.

 

 

Location: Fowlmere Airfield, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Date: September 1940

In : 1940

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