Dan Steele

Photographic Colourist

Pilot Officer Arthur Victor “Taffy” Clowes

P/O Arthur Victor “Taffy” Clowes of No. 1 sqn, standing by the nose of his Hurricane Mark I, P3395, at RAF Wittering.

The wasp emblem was painted on the nose of his aircraft during the Battle of Britain, Clowes adding a new stripe to the body for each enemy aircraft that he shot down.

Colour by Dan Steele
“Pilot Officer A V “Taffy” Clowes of No. 1 Squadron RAF, standing by the nose of his Hawker Hurricane Mark I, P3395 ‘JX-B’, at Wittering, Huntingdonshire. The wasp emblem was painted on the nose of his aircraft during the Battle of Britain, Clowes adding a new stripe to the body for each enemy aircraft which he shot down. His final score was at least twelve.” © IWM CH 1570

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