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Click to enlarge image Supermarine Spitfire PR Mark XI, PL775 ‘A’, of No. 541 Squadron RAF based at Benson, Oxfordshire, flies over the photographer’s ...

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Supermarine Spitfire PR Mark XI, PL775 ‘A’, of No. 541 Squadron RAF based at Benson, Oxfordshire, flies over the photographer’s aircraft, displaying its full complement of D-Day stripes. Photo taken by official Royal Air Force photographer.

Note the arrangement of the ‘split-pair’ camera ports under the fuselage, aft of the wing roots. [Crown Copyright]

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