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19 October 1943 - Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb serial No. P7965, believed to be retained by the 4th Fighter Group.

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Units

  • 4th Fighter Group

    4th Fighter Group

    Group
    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...

Aircraft

  • P7965

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire P7965 Mk IIa, Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

Locations

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 19:59:13 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Eagles' by Garry L. Fry.

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