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2 Spitfires from 4th Fighter Group are despatched on a 'Rhubarb' near the French coast. 1 Spitfire, AA752 with 1Lt Roy W. Evans experiences a mechanical failure and is ditched into the North Sea. Lt. Evans manages to swim ashore near Foulness, Essex.
1. ENGLISH CHANNEL
Spitfires despatched on Rhubarb. One Spitfire down in the English Channel, but pilot is safe. He paddled ashore near Foulness.
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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Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot | 359th Fighter Group
As a youth, he was raised on a ranch near Santa Rosa, California. When his parents separated, he and his siblings lived with an English couple. While working at the railroad he wanted to be able to serve in defence of his country, so he took up...
Supermarine Spifire AA752 Mk Vb, Const #2153 Built at Chattis Hill.