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Printed bottom of photo as caption: “A common sight around Levin during World War II – the Airspeed Oxford. A number of plywood dummy aircraft were also parked on the Levin airfield to fool the enemy into thinking our aircraft numbers were greater than in fact they were.”

A common sight around Levin during World War II – the Airspeed Oxford. A number of plywood dummy aircraft were also parked on the Levin airfield to fool the enemy into thinking our aircraft numbers were greater than in fact they were.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted (with 2000.018.0134b)

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Airspeed Oxford Aircraft

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