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Hawker Hurricane Mk II Z3174, coded XR-B, assigned to 71 Eagle Sqn RAF. Z3174 is shown as XR-K in William Dunn's Log book for the 14th July 1941



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13 March 2017 11:57:16 highasakite88 Changes to description

William Dunn's Log book for the 14th July 1941

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29 January 2016 10:05:07 Al_Skiff Changes to description and media associations

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28 January 2016 20:30:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations and place associations