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Approach of the Storm, Images of WWII - Thomas Arthur Russell’s Photograph Album — No. 12

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Corfu Channel
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21 December 2005

Moment of impact as HMS Saumarez hits mine in Corfu Channel, October 22, 1946. Spray still in air as the ship lists as she still moves lost 32 men T A Russell D/KX100469

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