The Purple Plain

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The Purple Plain movie poster.

Movie (1954)
French title : La Flamme pourpre

Gregory Peck (Squadron Leader Bill Forrester)
Win Min Than (Anna)
Maurice Denham (Flight Lieutenant Blore)
Lyndon Brook (Flying Officer Carrington (Bill's navigator))

After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine, who doesn't care whether he dies. The reckless Canadian pilot, , seeking to end his life in action. "You'd think that would be easy in a war", he explains to a Burmese woman, Anna.

de Havilland DH98 Mosquito PR.34 (acting as FB.VI)

Two were used for flying action; another one (type ?) was burnt on the ground.

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ThePurplePlain DH-98 landing.jpg
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ThePurplePlain DH-98 burn.jpg

Avro Anson T.21

TX181 is a false serial.

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ThePurplePlain AvroAnson.jpg
ThePurplePlain AvroAnson K.jpg

North American T-6 Harvard

At right.

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