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Bang Bang Your Dead

By cameracat
Hi folks,

Thought it was time for a change, Life is not all pretty sunrises & sunsets, Or filled with the sounds of birdsong....Sad

The aeroplane buffs will no doubt recognise this " North American P51D Mustang " .....Grin

Its a very shiny example of this legendary aircraft, So shiny infact, That we sometimes forget what it was designed for...!

This particular aircraft was shot down over France on 13th August 1944, Her pilot was killed attempting a crash landing.

Some 60 years later she is flying again, The markings on the side indicate targets destroyed by this aircraft before the 13th August 1944.

Kinda kills the romance a little, Fabulous flying machines for sure, But thier reason for being is to kill, Something we should not forget.


Tags: Black and white Warbird Norfolk 2011

Voters: KathyW, DavidInBulgaria, Richsr and 7 more

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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2011 10:43AM
mankind saddens me deeply
Richsr 11 91 223 England
30 Sep 2011 10:44AM
Like your point of focue Vince, good write up too, well converted to mono.
Regards Richard
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
30 Sep 2011 11:49AM
Fantastic. Lovely the selective focussing, and excellent in mono.
30 Sep 2011 1:48PM
Wow Mate very nice image, love the "DoF" Grin bring in one of the Guns....

Well done


scartlane 7 68 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2011 1:19PM
fantastic image with a geat dof.
Interesting to see the flags on the side of the plane, presumable they are a tally of kills,
Would love to know where you shot this pic,

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