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"Movietone News" newsreel "Second Squadron With the R.A.F."
You will see John I Brown III (and his dog!) at 0:05 - 0:21
British Movietone: "Second Eagle Squadron"



  • No. 121 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 121 'Eagle' Squadron

    'On 14 May 1941, No. 121 was reformed at Kirton-in-Lindsey as the second 'Eagle' Squadron to be manned by American volunteers. Equipped with Hurricanes, it began defensive patrols in October but in November it converted to Spitfires. It moved to North...


  • John Brown

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training in US, shipped overseas to ETO, operational training at OTU, assigned to 121S, transferred to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF, Tour expired ETD.


  • Kirton-in-Lindsey

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RFC and RAF Home Defence landing ground during the First World War, Kirton-in-Lindsey was built during 1938-40 as an RAF fighter station. It had two grass runways, 10 hardstandings, three grouped C hangars and four over-blister hangars....


Date Contributor Update
21 November 2016 21:48:16 Eagle's Ace Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

CA Brown - Daughter of John Innes Brown III
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