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Hornell's Attack - VC winner Sqn Ldr David Hornell's attack against a U-boat - by Chris Driver

Hornell's Attack - by Chris Driver

A depiction of VC winner Sqn Ldr David Hornell's attack against a U-boat. Although critically damaged by flak from the U-boat, Hornell pressed the attack in his Catalina sinking the submarine but then ditching his aircraft. He survived with members of his crew but died of exposure even as the survivors of his crew were rescued.

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