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Paul Nash - Encounter in the Afternoon

 

Chalk and watercolour, 1940

                               Image courtesy Manchester City Art Gallery

 

This work is based on a Me109, flown by Unterofficer Leo Zaunbrecher from 2/JG52, which came down at Mays Farm, Selmeston, Sussex on Monday 12th August 1940.


 

Zaunbrecher is seen below with one of his groundcrew.

 

 

The aircraft was taken to a salvage dump where publicity photos were taken showing the emblem of 2/JG52 (in German 'Rabatz' - troublemaker) being cut from the fuselage.

 

 



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