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The Leith School of Art Easter Exhibition highlights the sacrifice and courage of a Norwegian airman who escaped Nazis to fight for freedom during the Second World War.
The exhibition to honour the sacrifice of World War II airmen – focusing on the experience of one young Norwegian whose plane was brought down over Hamburg opens this Easter and runs till 7 April.
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Pictured is Norwegian artist Bodil Friele with a wing section section of a WW2 RAF bomber shot down over Norway and two of her paintings –  of a crippled RAF Halifax bomber and a Spitfire.

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With her is her partner, philanthropist and former business tycoon Trond Mohn, whose family fled to Scotland from Nazi occupied Norway, and who was born in Buckie, Moray, in 1943.

 

Photos courtesy of Colin Hattersley Photography – www.colinhattersley.com – colinhattersley@btinternet.com – 07974 957 388