Elevatis Nihil Celatur

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Leader of the Royal Air Force No. 681 Squadron, Paul Day, pilots his Spitfire in a memorial flight for those whom he fought alongside during WWII.  Emblazoned on the plane’s side is the insignia of the 681, along with the squadron’s motto, “Elevatis Nihil Celatur” – “To those high up, nothing is concealed.”

Photographer:  Tony Tolley

Location:  RAF Lakenheath Base, East Anglia, England

Date:  24 June, 2000

Aircraft:  Supermarine Spitfire

Source:  Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 – 2008

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