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Paul Nash - The Messerschmitt in Windsor Great Park

 

Watercolour, 1940

 


                               Image courtesy Tate Gallery

 

This painting depicts an event that occurred on Monday 30th September 1940. A Me109, piloted by Oberleutnant Karl Fischer of 7/JG27, made an attack on two Anson training aircraft. However he stalled during a steep turn and the aircraft came down in Windsor Great Park, Fischer surviving and being captured.

 


 


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