Spitfire taking off from the deck of the HMS RenownIn the Mediterranean... Maltas precarious position continues.
HMS Renown was a battlecruiser and had no flight deck. The Spifires must have taken off from the USS Wasp.
posted on 04/20/2012 10:01:02 AM PDT
(It's legal to be out at night in spacesuits, even carrying a rag dolly. Cops hauled us in anyway.)
I thought that was interesting too. A bit of a typo from the "onwar" guys. Here's a different picture of the Renown. It is Not either of two carriers on the left. (HMS Furious and HMS Courageous).
posted on 04/20/2012 10:27:44 AM PDT
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