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Monday, 28 March 2016

Fairey Barracuda, the Navy's new torpedo bomber, 10 November 1943, Fleet Air Arm, Lee-on -Solent

THE BARRACUDA, THE NAVY'S NEW TORPEDO BOMBER. 10 NOVEMBER 1943, LEE-ON-SOLVENT FLEET AIR ARM STATION. THE FAIREY BARRACUDA TORPEDO BOMBER IS A COMBINATION OF DIVE AND TORPEDO BOMBER, AND IS THE NEWEST TO COME INTO SERVICE WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM.

The Barracuda, the Navy's new torpedo bomber, 10 November 1943 over FAA station Lee-On-Solent. From the IWM collection © IWM (A 20171)

THE BARRACUDA, THE NAVY'S NEW TORPEDO BOMBER. 10 NOVEMBER 1943, LEE-ON-SOLVENT FLEET AIR ARM STATION. THE FAIREY BARRACUDA TORPEDO BOMBER IS A COMBINATION OF DIVE AND TORPEDO BOMBER, AND IS THE NEWEST TO COME INTO SERVICE WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM.
© IWM (A 20178)

THE BARRACUDA, THE NAVY'S NEW TORPEDO BOMBER. 10 NOVEMBER 1943, LEE-ON-SOLVENT FLEET AIR ARM STATION. THE FAIREY BARRACUDA TORPEDO BOMBER IS A COMBINATION OF DIVE AND TORPEDO BOMBER, AND IS THE NEWEST TO COME INTO SERVICE WITH THE FLEET AIR ARM.

© IWM (A 20177)