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Malta, Luqa Airfield, June 1943: the Commander of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, already on flight dress, and his observer looking at their de Havilland Mosquito II aircraft “P-Peter” while other members of the Squadron watch from atop the blast wall at the Dispersal Point. The four 20mm cannon are corked to prevent dirt damaging them. Victor Sierra

Malta, Luqa Airfield, June the Commander of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air…

De Haviland Mosquito B mk. 25 by Etiennedup, via Flickr

A Canadian built version of the famous de Haviland Mosquito B Mk 25 light bomber.

Belgian Air Force De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito NF.30 MB-11/KT-O of 11 (Night Fighter) Squadron as seen from a Gloster Meteor T.7.

Belgian Air Force De Havilland Mosquito of 11 (Night Fighter) Squadron as seen from a Gloster Meteor

RCAF de Havilland Mosquito Fighter Bomber in HDR. Photo taken behind the EAA museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during AirVenture 2010.

De Havilland Mosquito - "The Timber Terror RCAF de Havilland Mosquito Fighter Bomber in HDR. Photo taken behind the EAA museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during AirVenture The fuselage of this aircraft is made of plywood. Its a tight squeeze in the cockpit

In 1940 I could at least fly as far as Glasgow in most of my aircraft, but not now! It makes me furious when I see the Mosquito. I turn green and yellow with envy. The British, who can afford aluminium better than we can, knock together a beautiful wooden aircraft that every piano factory over there is building, and they give it a speed which they have now increased yet again. What do you make of that

RCAF de Havilland Mosquito Fighter Bomber in HDR. Photo taken behind the EAA museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during AirVenture The fuselage of this aircraft is made of plywood.

The business end of the fighter version of the Mosquito - was armed with four 20 mm cannons in its belly and four .303 machine guns in its nose. Night-fighter Mosquitos downed over 600 enemy aircraft during the war.

The business end of the fighter version of the Mosquito - was armed with four 20 mm cannons in its belly and four machine guns in its nose. Night-fighter Mosquitos downed over 600 enemy aircraft during the war.

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