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4th Fighter Group despatches 2 Spitfires to attack barges in the Bruges/Ghent canal, Belgium. One of the Spitfires is severely damaged but manages to return to Debden and is written off. The fight encountered a Ju52 and forced it into a flak barrage.
1. GHENT/ BRUGES
Despatched to attack barges in the Bruges/Ghent Channel. One German Ju-52 was chased into its own flak.
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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