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The Blackburn B-25 Roc was a British Second World War-era Fleet Air Arm fighter aircraft designed by Blackburn Aircraft Ltd. [1]

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Aeroplane (magazine)

Aeroplane (formerly Aeroplane Monthly) is a British magazine devoted to aviation, with a focus on aviation history and preservation.

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Air Ministry

The Air Ministry was a department of the British Government with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.

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Air-sea rescue

Air-sea rescue (ASR or A/SR, also known as sea-air rescue) is the coordinated search and rescue (SAR) of the survivors of emergency water landings as well as people who have survived the loss of their seagoing vessel.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Alexander Ramsay (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay (29 May 1881 – 8 October 1972) was a British Royal Navy officer.

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Blackburn Aircraft

Blackburn Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer that concentrated mainly on naval and maritime aircraft during the first part of the 20th century.

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Blackburn Botha

The Blackburn B.26 Botha was a British four-seat reconnaissance and torpedo bomber.

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Blackburn Shark

The Blackburn Shark was a British carrier-borne torpedo bomber built by the Blackburn Aircraft company in England.

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Blackburn Skua

The Blackburn B-24 Skua was a carrier-based low-wing, two-seater, single-radial engine aircraft operated by the British Fleet Air Arm which combined the functions of a dive bomber and fighter.

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Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer (Latin: Gesoriacum or Bononia, Bonen) is a city in Northern France.

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Boulton Paul Aircraft

Boulton Paul Aircraft Ltd was a British aircraft manufacturer that was incorporated in 1934, although its origins in aircraft manufacturing began earlier in 1914, and lasted until 1961.

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Boulton Paul Defiant

The Boulton Paul Defiant was a British interceptor aircraft that served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War.

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Bristol

Bristol is a city, unitary authority and county in South West England with an estimated population of 442,500 in 2015.

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Bristol Perseus

The Bristol Perseus was a British nine-cylinder, single-row, air-cooled radial aircraft engine produced by the Bristol Engine Company starting in 1932.

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Cap Gris Nez

Cap Gris Nez is a cape on the Côte d'Opale in the Pas-de-Calais département in northern France.(Literal translation grey nose cape in English, from colloquial Dutch Grizenesse, grey headland; officially the Dutch name was Swartenesse to set it apart from the Blankenesse, white headland, to the north; compare other headlands in -ness) It is between Wissant and Audresselles, in the commune of Audinghen.

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Combat air patrol

Combat air patrol (CAP) is a type of flying mission for fighter aircraft.

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Conventional landing gear

Conventional landing gear, or tailwheel-type landing gear, is an aircraft undercarriage consisting of two main wheels forward of the center of gravity and a small wheel or skid to support the tail.

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Dive bomber

A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater accuracy for the bomb it drops.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France, between 27 May and 4 June 1940, during World War II.

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E-boat

E-boat (German: Schnellboot, or S-Boot, meaning "fast boat") was the Western Allies' designation for fast attack craft of the Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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English Channel

The English Channel (Manche, "Sleeve"; Mor Breizh, "Bretons Sea"; Mor Bretannek, "British Sea"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France, and joins the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Fifth Sea Lord

The Fifth Sea Lord was formerly one of the Naval Lords and members of the Board of Admiralty that controlled the Royal Navy.

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Fighter aircraft

A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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Floatplane

A floatplane (float plane or pontoon plane) is a type of seaplane, with one or more slender pontoons (known as "floats") mounted under the fuselage to provide buoyancy.

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Gosport

Gosport is a Borough town in the South Hampshire conurbation, on the south coast of Hampshire in southern England.

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Gun turret

A gun turret is a weapon mount that protects the crew or mechanism of a projectile-firing weapon and at the same time lets the weapon be aimed and fired in many directions.

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Hawker Hotspur

The Hawker Hotspur was a Hawker Henley redesigned to take a Boulton-Paul semi-powered four gun turret.

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Helensburgh

Helensburgh (Baile Eilidh) is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Junkers Ju 88

The Junkers Ju 88 was a German World War II Luftwaffe twin-engined multirole combat aircraft.

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List of aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm

This is a list of aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

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List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force

Many aircraft types have served in the British Royal Air Force since its formation in April 1918 from the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.

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List of aircraft of World War II

The List of aircraft of World War II includes all the aircraft used by those countries which were at war during World War II from the period between their joining the conflict and the conflict ending for them.

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List of fighter aircraft

This is a list of military aircraft that are primarily designed for air-to-air combat and thus does not include aircraft intended for other roles where they have some secondary air-to-air capability, such as with many ground attack aircraft.

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M1919 Browning machine gun

The M1919 Browning is a.30 caliber medium machine gun widely used during the 20th century, especially during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

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Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment

The Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment (MAEE) was a British military research and test organisation.

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Monoplane

A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with one main set of wing surfaces, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane.

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Nautical mile

A nautical mile (symbol M, NM or nmi) is a unit of distance that is approximately the length that spans one minute of arc on the surface of the Earth, measured along any meridian.

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No. 24 Squadron RAF

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No. 241 Squadron RAF

No.

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Norwegian Campaign

The Norwegian Campaign (9 April to 10 June 1940) was a Second World War campaign fought in Norway between the Allies and Germany after the latter's invasion of the country.

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Operation Ariel

Operation Ariel (also Operation Aerial) was the name given to the World War II evacuation of Allied forces and civilians from ports in western France from 1940, following the military collapse in the Battle of France against Nazi Germany.

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Orkney

Orkney (Arcaibh), also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Osprey Publishing

Osprey Publishing is an Oxford-based publishing company specializing in military history.

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Ostend

Ostend (Oostende; Ostende; Ostende) is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders.

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Radial engine

The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.

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RAF Detling

RAF Detling was a station of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) in World War I and the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the Second World War.

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RNAS Lee-on-Solent (HMS Daedalus)

Royal Naval Air Station Lee-on-Solent (HMS Daedalus) was one of the primary shore airfields of the Fleet Air Arm.

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Roc (mythology)

Roc (from Persian رخ Rokh or Rukh) is an enormous legendary bird of prey.

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Rolls-Royce Merlin

The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled, V-12, piston aero engine, of 27-litre (1,650 cu in) capacity.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow viewed from its eastern end Scapa Flow is a body of water in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, sheltered by the islands of Mainland, Graemsay, Burray,S.

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Target tug

A target tug is an aircraft which tows an unmanned drone, a fabric drogue or other kind of target, for the purposes of gun or missile target practice.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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.303 British

The.303 British (designated as the 303 British by the C.I.P. and SAAMI) or 7.7×56mmR, is a calibre (with the bore diameter measured between the lands as is common practice in Europe) rimmed rifle cartridge first developed in Britain as a black-powder round put into service in December 1888 for the Lee–Metford rifle.

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725 Squadron RAN

725 Squadron is a naval aviation squadron of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Fleet Air Arm.

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758 Naval Air Squadron

758 Naval Air Squadron (758 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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759 Naval Air Squadron

759 Naval Air Squadron (759 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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760 Naval Air Squadron

760 Naval Air Squadron (760 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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765 Naval Air Squadron

765 Naval Air Squadron (765 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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769 Naval Air Squadron

769 Naval Air Squadron (769 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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770 Naval Air Squadron

770 Naval Air Squadron (770 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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771 Naval Air Squadron

771 Naval Air Squadron of the Fleet Air Arm was formed on 24 May 1939 at Lee-on-Solent as a Fleet Requirements Unit with 14 Fairey Swordfish TSR biplanes.

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772 Naval Air Squadron

772 Naval Air Squadron (772 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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773 Naval Air Squadron

773 Naval Air Squadron (773 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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774 Naval Air Squadron

774 Naval Air Squadron (774 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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775 Naval Air Squadron

775 Naval Air Squadron (775 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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776 Naval Air Squadron

776 Naval Air Squadron (776 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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777 Naval Air Squadron

777 Naval Air Squadron was a Fleet Requirements Unit which was formed in West Africa during the Second World War.

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778 Naval Air Squadron

778 Naval Air Squadron (778 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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782 Naval Air Squadron

782 Naval Air Squadron (782 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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787 Naval Air Squadron

787 Naval Air Squadron (787 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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789 Naval Air Squadron

789 Naval Air Squadron (789 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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791 Naval Air Squadron

791 Naval Air Squadron (791 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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792 Naval Air Squadron

792 Naval Air Squadron (792 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm and was originally formed at RNAS St Merryn in August 1939 as an Air Target Unit, equipped with six Blackburn Skuas.

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793 Naval Air Squadron

793 Naval Air Squadron (793 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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794 Naval Air Squadron

794 Naval Air Squadron (794 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

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800 Naval Air Squadron

800 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm carrier-based squadron formed on 3 April 1933 by amalgamating No's 402 and 404 (Fleet Fighter) Flights.

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801 Naval Air Squadron

801 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) was a Fleet Air Arm squadron of the Royal Navy formed in 1933 which fought in World War II, the Korean War and the Falklands War.

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803 Naval Air Squadron

803 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron.

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805 Squadron RAN

805 Squadron was a Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron, which previously operated as 805 Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm.

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806 Naval Air Squadron

806 Naval Air Squadron (806 NAS) was a fighter squadron in the Fleet Air Arm that existed from February 1940 to December 1960 and saw active service in Norway, the Dunkirk evacuation and the Malta Convoys.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackburn_Roc

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