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Greek Spitfires
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Published: April 15, 2019
An old commissioned work  i reworked while ago and never got the chance to post ,Is about the Greek Pilots of Malta amongs them S/L John Plagis the highest-scoring ace of Greek origin, with 16 confirmed aerial victories including 11 over Malta.

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Amazingly lifelike details!
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Drop the nuke !?.

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This is an outstanding piece of work of the Malta Spitfires!!  Really well done!!
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yellowroseartHobbyist Digital Artist
amazing, I'm into ww2 history so, i didnt know about the greeks using spitfires, any good books to read ?
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I really love the impression of speed in this picture!
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Beautiful work and an epic aircraft.  I thought Spits had multiple 30-cal machine guns.  Did they up-gun this variant to cannons?  
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Отличная работа.
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Your work just keeps getting better!
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Thanks for this amazing work!
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Tiny-Sweet-CupcakeStudent General Artist
This is an amazing piece of art. The 3D art style here really gives it depth and eye appeal.
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great job to make this 3-dimensional plane
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Wow! Beautifully done! Just gorgeous.
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i love it!
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i like it!
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Interesting Greek pilots in Spitfires borrowed from the British RAF.
(British WW1 tail mark, British WW2 roundels on fuselage, 1970s on wings and G-series fuselage code.  Yep, it's British.)
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It's less borrow and more Greek pilots flat out flying for the RAF. I'm pretty sure every notable Allied Power/Occupied Country sans maybe China had pilots flying with the RAF at some point during the War. 
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According to the RAF Museum, Chinese pilots were flying with the RAF out of India.
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"Perfect weather for a swim, let's assist the Jerries to the water, shall we?"
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Another masterpiece!!!

Happy Easter!
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Knights of Malta, defending the island against the Third Reich. :salute:
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"Help yourself everybody. There's no fighter escort."
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