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Kitsworld Handley Page Halifax - 1/48 Scale Decal Sheet KW148046 ' London's Revenge' -'Yehudi'

Handley Page Halifax - 1/48 Scale Decal Sheet
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KW148046 ' London's Revenge' -'Yehudi'
Halifax B. Mk. V. 'London's Revenge' serial DK186, ZL-L, was painted with Nose Art featuring the M.G.M. [Winged] Lion flying while holding a bomb between the paws. The bomber was named London's Revenge" and after the adoption, squadron artist Sgt. E. A. Johnson chalk-marked the name Lana Turner", [L for Lana]. This area was later painted in white with the name Lana".
London's Revenge flew the first operation on 29/30 May 1943, when 63 aircraft attacked the target at Wuppertal, Germany. On this operation the Halifax was flown by the Commanding Officer, Wing/Commander D.H. Burnside, [Royal Air Force] DFC and Bar, C.O. from 7 November 1942 until 5 September 1943.
Date: May 29/30, 1943
Target: Wuppertal
Pilot: W/Cdr D. Burnside
Flt/engineer: Sgt. E. Solman
Navigator: F/O A. Stockdale
Bomb Aimer: F/O R. Hayhurst
Wireless Operator: F/O R. Vollum
Mid upper gunner: F/Lt. J. Durocher
Rear gunner: P/O D. Ross

The Halifax completed 26 operations the last on 25/26 November 1943, when 73 aircraft attacked Frankfurt, Germany.
Date: November 25/26, 1943
Target: Frankfurt
Pilot: P/O J. Dickenson
Flt/engineer: Sgt. W. Blake
Navigator: Sgt. A. Deane
Bomb Aimer: P/O C. Lambert
Wireless Operator: Sgt. J. Pratt
Mid upper gunner: Sgt. A. Martin
Rear gunner: Sgt. R. Bechtold
Transferred to No. 1664 and then 1667 Heavy Conversion Units, DK186 was damaged when it taxied into a ditch on 22 April 1944, and later scrapped.

Halifax B. Mk V 'Yehudi' serial DK228, ZL-Y,

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Stock code: KW148046

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