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Three Fleet Air Arm Crew About To Return Home From South Africa, December 1945

1945

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John Maley (left), 'Jobie' (centre) and 'Dougie' (right).

"We were homeward bound in the French troopship Ile-De-France which was then the fifth largest ship in the world, and although it travelled thousands of miles during the war it was never once attacked. There were over five thousand personnel on board." - John Maley

Donor number: 0083-023

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