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German Bf 109E fighters in flight over Kent, England, United Kingdom, 1940; note 'Chain Home' radar towers in background

Caption     German Bf 109E fighters in flight over Kent, England, United Kingdom, 1940; note 'Chain Home' radar towers in background ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited Kingdom Government
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Licensing  According to the United Kingdom National Archives, Crown copyright material that has been created prior to 1 Jun 1957 is considered to be in the public domain.

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1. Anonymous says:
2 Mar 2015 11:34:38 AM

Actually, the photo was taken from across the channel at Calais with a telephoto lens with a wide open aperture for maximum depth-of-field. The Germans were gathering intelligence data on the radar station at Dover England. By chance, the camera caught the flight of Me-109s going by. Its really an amazing phto when you look at it from that perpsective.

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