British Beaufighters of RAF 236 Squadron and RCAF 404 Squadron making a rocket attack on the heavily armed German mine detector ship Sauerland off La Pallice France, 12 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 2

Caption   British Beaufighters of RAF 236 Squadron and RCAF 404 Squadron making a rocket attack on the heavily armed German mine detector ship Sauerland off La Pallice France, 12 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   IWM C4546
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Photos on Same Day 12 Aug 1944
Photos at Same Place La Pallice, France
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
21 May 2016 09:33:40 PM

The aircraft seen in this image is reportedly flown by Wing Commander Ken Gatward, Commanding Officer of Royal Canadian Air Force 404 Squadron and one of the RAF's leading anti-shipping aces.

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