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164 Squadriglia (161 Gruppo Autonomo), Reggio Calabria (Italy), May 1943
This represents one of a handful of squadrons that flew the 47 D.520s pressed into service with the RA. All were used in 1943 for home defence against Allied bombers. Most D.520s in the RA had their French markings and Vichy stripes overpainted.