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Description
Victory bell, cast in metal from German aircraft 1939-1945. Design features signature of Sir Keith Park and heads of important WWII individuals such as Winstone Churchill. Attached sign describes object: 'Cast in metal from German aircraft shot down over Britain 1939 - 1945. This bell was cast by WWII Battle of Britain Ace, Squadron Leader R. Stanford-Tuck, and personally signed by Air Chief Marshall Sir Keith Park. This bell is one of six cast & signed Royal Airforce wartime commanders. Presented to MOTAT by the General Accident Group (New Zealand)'.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Aluminium
Signature/Marks and Type
R.A.F BENEVOLENT FUND CAST IN METAL FROM GERMAN AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN OVER BRITAIN 1939-1945 Casting
KEITH PARK . AIR CHIEF MARSHALL / SIR KEITH PARK / K.C.B., K.B.E., M.C., D.F.C / ALLIED AIR COMMANDER IN CHIEF / SOUTH EAST ASIA / A.O.C. No.II GROUP DUING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN Engraved
Accession No
1978.17
Credit Line
Bell [Victory Bell], 1978.17. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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