Battle Of Britain Spitfire Removed As Imperial War Museum Refurbishments Continue : News Photo

Battle Of Britain Spitfire Removed As Imperial War Museum Refurbishments Continue

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: Conservation Officers remove a wing from a Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling in the Imperial War Museum on December 12, 2012 in London, England. The Spitfire entered service in 1938 with No.19 Squadron and flew in the Battle of Britain during the summer and autumn of 1940. It will be conserved and displayed at IWM Duxford whilst IWM London is closed from January 2, 2013 until July 1, 2013 for a major refurbishment. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: Conservation Officers remove a wing from a Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling in the Imperial War Museum on December 12, 2012 in London, England. The Spitfire entered service in 1938 with No.19 Squadron and flew in the Battle of Britain during the summer and autumn of 1940. It will be conserved and displayed at IWM Duxford whilst IWM London is closed from January 2, 2013 until July 1, 2013 for a major refurbishment. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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December 12, 2012
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Conservation Officers remove a wing from a Mk I Spitfire that had... News Photo 158255462Ceiling,England,Horizontal,Human Interest,Imperial War Museum,London - England,Museum,Removing,UK,WingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: Conservation Officers remove a wing from a Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling in the Imperial War Museum on December 12, 2012 in London, England. The Spitfire entered service in 1938 with No.19 Squadron and flew in the Battle of Britain during the summer and autumn of 1940. It will be conserved and displayed at IWM Duxford whilst IWM London is closed from January 2, 2013 until July 1, 2013 for a major refurbishment. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)