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Second World War, 1939-1945
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Western Desert, Egypt. 14 August 1942. A German Messerschmitt BF109F of yellow 5 of 6/JG27, a ...
Western Desert, Egypt. 14 August 1942. A German Messerschmitt BF109F of yellow 5 of 6/JG27, a Berlin unit, piloted by Lieutenant Gert Mix which made a forced landing in the rear of the Australian lines near El Alamein is loaded on to a transport to be taken to RAF workashops for examination by experts. Other German planes had tried to destroy this plane after landing in order to prevent expert examination.