Press Photograph (1940)
RAF Hurricanes Engaging Enemy Aircraft over Holland
16th May 1940
Vintage Silver Gelatin Print
9 x 7 ins / 23 x 18 cms
Press caption label, date and 'Wide World Photos' stamps
Label to reverse reads: Wide World Photos: Please watch credit / 932202 / Type of British planes engaging Nazi fliers over Holland. On the Western Front - This photo showing the fast Royal Air Force Hurricanes pulling away after making contact, was taken recently over the Western Front. It was reported this morning that British planes of this same type had made contact with German Planes invading the Netherlands. A battle was raging according to a last report. Photo passed by the British Censor. o-5/10/40 (s).