The grave of a British pilot and wreckage “Hurricane” МкIID in North Africa

The grave of a British pilot


The grave of a British pilot from the 6th squadron of the RAF next to the wreckage of his Hurricane McIID attack aircraft in North Africa. The inscription on the grave cross: “The 6th Squadron of the Royal Air Force. Sergeant F. Harris. Killed in battle 03/24/43. 20 years.”

The photo was taken by the Allies during the operation to break through the German Maret defensive line in Tunisia.

 

 

Location: Tunisia, North Africa
Date: March-April 1943
Photo by Joseph Willis

In : 1943

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