The aircraft hanger of HMS Illustrious

The aircraft hanger of HMS Illustrious
This view of the hanger on HMS Illustrious shows just how crowded a working environment they could be.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 July 2010), The aircraft hanger of HMS Illustrious, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_illustrious_hanger.html

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