D.H.2 versus Fokker by Michael Turner.
The De Havilland 2 was designed in 1915, and first used by No.24 squadron RFC and used by three RFC Squadrons in France until June 1917. A Victoria Cross was won in a De Havilland 2 by Major Lionel Rees, commanding officer of 32 Squadron.
|Item Code : DHM1469||D.H.2 versus Fokker by Michael Turner. - This Edition|
|PRINT|| Open edition print. |
Published in 1979. We have the last 50 prints of this edition which is sold out at the publisher.
| Image size 11 inches x 9 inches (28cm x 23cm)||none||£18.00|
|The Aircraft :|
|DH2||The De Havilland 2 was designed in 1915, and first used by No.24 squadron RFC at Hounslow at the end of that year, Major Lanoe Hawker VC was in command of the squadron. The DH2 was used by three RFC Squadrons in France until June 1917. A Victoria Cross was won in a De Havilland 2 by Major Lionel Rees, commanding officer of 32 Squadron.|
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