PETER TOWNSEND/ FRANK CAREY
PETER TOWNSEND/ FRANK CAREY
Item# newitem487979111
$75.00

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Group Captain PETER TOWNSEND/ Group Captain FRANK CAREY
Gold Edition

Two highly decorated and distinguished fighter pilots both of whom became synonymous with the Hurricane during and after the Battle of Britain. Frank Carey flew Hurricanes almost throughout the war, Peter Townsend commanded 85 Sqn through the Battle and formed the first Hurricane night fighter squadron in the Blitz.

Frank Carey became the most highly decorated Hurricane fighter pilot of WWII, flying before, during and after the Battle of Britain in which he often flew as many as six operational sorties a day. Later transferring to the Far East he led the Hurricane wing in Rangoon. Peter Townsend commanded 85 Sqns Hurricanes for more than a year from May 1940, first as a day fighter squadron, then as the first night fighter squadron during the Blitz of London. After many other commands he became Equerry to King George VI in 1944.

Unframed Ensemble: $75
Silver Framed Ensemble $115
Gunmetal Framed Ensemble $115




PETER TOWNSEND/FRANK CAREY SIGNATURE ENSEMBLE (RAF; Battle of Britain: Hurricane)@vbader.com

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