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A Vickers Valetta aircraft on a supply drop [3]

This photograph shows a wide view of a Vickers Valetta as it flies away from the airfield after a supply drop. A parachute carrying supplies can be seen descending to the ground. Military officers are seen watching the operation from behind the football field's goal post. In the background to the left of the photograph, parked aircrafts outside a hangar is barely visible. Vickers Valetta aircrafts were used for supply drops to British army troops in the jungle during the Malayan Emergency (1948 to 1960). Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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