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'What Odds They Faced in Burma's Sky!'

[No less than the American press, the British were anxious to celebrate the good fight that had been waged by the air squadrons in Burma. This spread is from The War Illustrated, Vol 5 No 128, 15 May 1942, with a tip of the virtual hat to Jacob Zilber. The man in the circle may be the famous "Jumbo" Majumdar, squadron leader of 17 Squadron of the Indian Air Force, in the cockpit of his Westland Lysander. -- Daniel Ford]

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