Short Sunderland with front turret retracted
This picture shows a Short Sunderland flying boat with the front turret retracted to allow access to the mooring equipment. The aircraft was involved in the evacuation from Greece.
Short Sunderland Squadrons of World War 2, Jon Lake
. A look at the service carrier of the most successful British flying boat of the Second World War, and a key component in Coastal Command's battle against the U-boat. Covers the introduction of the aircraft, its role in the Battle of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, West Africa and other theatres.
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Rickard, J (28 October 2008), Short Sunderland with front turret retracted, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_short_sunderland_turret_retracted.html