Anglo-Argentine pilots in action ¡¡¡

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  1. CharlesBronson

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    Some history and images from the near 500 voluntary British breed argentine born pilots in the RAF.

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    July 4, 1944. The Argentine volunteer pilot Kent Charney shoot down his
    first german airplane flying its Spitfite IXB (LO-B) escort by the Ace Pierre
    Clostermann (LO-D) over the Normandie skies.

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    All pictures used with the knowledge of his autor Carlos Garcia.
     
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    Burma 1944. Two Hurricane Mk IIC attacks over the Ukhrul river a bridge used by Japanese's forces. The leadership was the Argentinean pilot "Dick" Lindsell DFC, 60 Squadron Commander. The plane name was "Suertudo" and the other side of the nose had painted an Argentinean comic named Patoruzú. Tail number MU-L (LE 264).

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    Nice paintings!
     
  6. CharlesBronson

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    2 profiles of the fighters above.

    Spitfire Mk-IX

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    Hurricane IIC

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    great pics, all the people who came from neutral countries to fight deserve our praise- they decided to get involved themselves
     
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    Smile, Adolph!. The paint show the Spitfire PR XIX over Germany skies flown by the argentine volunteer in the RAF, Stuart Haslam.

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    that's an amazing painting.........
     
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    Quite nice. :cool:
     
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    Netherlands Channel Hansweert under attack
    The argentine F/O Ronnie Sheward launch its rockets against the channel's
    flood gate in September 3, 1943 flying his Hurricane IV FJ-B (kx540).

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    Hurricane, 164 Sdrn "Firmes Volamos"

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    I love that pic of Lindsell's hurricane over Burma, I think I'll set that as a new desktop pic! Which site did these come from?
     
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    Well, he'd be a bit silly for trying to stop you from advertising his paintings. They are quite remarkable, I must say. I love all of them.
     
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    Love that Lancaster painting! Actually, I love 'em both.
    Thanks for the links.:thumbleft:
     
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    You are welcome. :)

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    Argentine Flight Lieutenant Algeron Middleton flying an Spitfire PR XIV meet unexpectedly a Me-262 prototypes flying over Peenemunde in 1944.

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    Lovely picture. Must have come as a heck of a shock to the Spitfire pilot.
     
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    I'm sure it would of, great painting. I have quite a lot of his paintings in my aviation art folder, they are all great (and I think he is a member of this forum).
     
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    Wow those are very nice!
     
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