HMS Formidable seen from above

HMS Formidable seen from above
An impressive view of HMS Formidable from almost directyl above. Note the aircraft being stored on outriggers towards the stern (with their tails over the side of the flight deck) and the line of aircraft waiting to use to forward lift.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 July 2010), HMS Formidable seen from above , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_formidable_from_above.html

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