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4th Fighter Group despatches 21 Spitfires to escort an RAF Ramrod of DB-7 A-20 Bostons making an attack on Caen, France
Sent on a Ramrod, with RAF Bostons. A "Ramrod" is short range bomber attack on ground targets, similar to a 'Circus'. For more information on RAF mission codes see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_RAF_code_names
Some of the pilots of the 4th Fighter Group had seen many hours of combat by the time they joined the 4th Fighter Group as they had volunteered with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. The three 'Eagle Squadrons' of RAF Fighter...
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