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Calais, 1947   Comments: 1
Photo: Eric Turner   Item #: 6931  
Calais, 1947

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  I was sent to guard this plane twice.It was a Hawker Tempest Mk,V, on route from RAF Germany to England when the pilot force-landed at this disused airfield known as Calais/Marck on the Dunkirk road. A young French lad asked if he could take photo's and I said, "Yes if you will take some of me." So he did! Then,myself at 18 and a better one from the top of Calais lighthouse.  

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Comments by Graham Taylor, 4th February 2009  
Interesting shots them Eric. There is not much left of Calais is there.

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