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

Battle Of Britain Spitfire Removed As Imperial War Museum Refurbishments Continue

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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: A Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling of the Imperial War Museum prior to being dismantled by Conservation Officers 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: A Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling of the Imperial War Museum prior to being dismantled by Conservation Officers 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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Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling of the... News Photo 158255368Ceiling,England,Horizontal,Human Interest,Imperial War Museum,London - England,Museum,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: A Mk I Spitfire that had been suspended from the ceiling of the Imperial War Museum prior to being dismantled by Conservation Officers 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)