TL4546 : Standing Guard

taken 1 year ago, near to Duxford, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Standing Guard
Standing Guard
A solder stands guard by a Messerschmitt Bf 109E that crashed. This one was flown by flown by Unteroffizier Horst Perez and was shot down by a Sptifire over Beachy Head on the 30th September 1940. This is the actual plane and was sent on show around the US for propaganda finally ending up in a scrap yard where it was found. IWM Duxford bought it off the people who found it and decided to show it as it was in the picture that was taken at the time and you can see in the link
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TL4546, 158 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Educational sites  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4584 4605 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.6148N 0:7.6480E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4584 4604
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Imperial War Museum Duxford 

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