|Object type||4x5", Black & white, Landscape, Polyester, Silver Gelatin|
|Physical description||4x5", Black & white, Landscape, Polyester, Silver Gelatin|
|Date made||19 June 1945|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Schleswig, Germany. 19 June 1945. Informal group portrait of a Halifax crew of No. 462 Squadron ...
Schleswig, Germany. 19 June 1945. Informal group portrait of a Halifax crew of No. 462 Squadron standing next to an ME110 Messerschmitt A.G aircraft. Identified are, left to right: Flight Lieutenant M. Langworthy (pilot), Flight Sergeant Mitchell (gunner), Ray (bomb aimer), Flying Officer Ivan Campbell (navigator), Flight Sergeant Ted Casey RAF (engineer), unidentified (gunner), Warrant Officer Mick O'Brien (wireless operator). The ME110 tail fin bears 121 emblems made up of small rondelles next to an aircraft and a date, representing the number of Allied aircraft destroyed by the pilot, Major Wolfgang Schnaufer. The tail fin is held in the Australian War Memorial's collection.