A curious weapon

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A curious weapon

Postby Tony.osborne » Sun Dec 27, 2015 12:11 pm

I found this site an interesting report with some curious photographs showing a Spitfire of the RAF carrying beer kegs under the wings. I've never seen this. Can anyone tell what the purpose of it ? To see these curious and unbelievable photos, visit the link below:


http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/um-armamento-curioso.html


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Re: A curious weapon

Postby Sooty655 » Sun Dec 27, 2015 7:22 pm

Post D-Day deliveries of donated beer, if this is to be believed.
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