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12-JUL-2003 Gareth Horne

Ops 39-45 R.A.F. Living History Group

Duxford, UK

RAF re enactors await the call under the wing of a Spitfire

Left: Wearing a 40/41 pattern flying suit, possibly even a 1930 patt - a variation of the pre-war Sidcot suit, 1932 Patt. Mae West, 1943 Patt (Escape) boots (look carefully - you'll see the top strap is not across the front as per 36 Patt boots).

Right: Standard Officers service dress cap, 32 patt. Mae West, lobes painted yellow to aid visibilty - a common practice until the all yellow 1941 patt Mae West, 1939 pattern boots (second version - leather top strap).

Ops 39-45 R.A.F. Living History Group has a website at

(thanks to skypilot62 for the descriptions)

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