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Feb 5, 2017

vwc-logoOur friends at Vintage Wings of Canada have done it again!  In their latest article they present a series of amazing images of aviation in the second World War, depicting moments of terror or tragedy or pathos.  

You can see the full story here, but below are a few of the images to whet your appetite, reproduced with their kind permission.  The captions to each one can be found if you click on the link above. 

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