249 at Malta: Raf's Top-Scoring Fighter Squadron - download pdf or read online

By Brian Cull ,Frederick Galea

through the tip of 1941, following its participation within the conflict of england, 249 was once published to Malta. Having been expert that its pilots will be required to fly from the deck of an airplane service, extensive perform flights happened with Hurricanes outfitted with long-range tanks, making shortened take-off runs from an airfield runway. And that used to be that. the next month, having been ferried to Gibraltar, the airplane have been off-loaded directly to the 'Ark Royal' and all 20 competently reached Malta. This used to be the start of 249's Mediterranean experience within the defence of Malta. Spitfires might keep on with early in 1942 and by the point it moved to a brand new theatre of operations, 249 had claimed 245 air victories within the skies over Malta, generating many ace pilots corresponding to 'Screwball' Beurling, Laddie Lucas, Johnny Plagis, John Lynch, to call yet a few.

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