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August 27, 2015

One of the Many Incredibly Brave Polish Fighter Pilots Who Served in the British Royal Air Force after Poland Was Defeated and Occupied by Nazi Germany

Posted by author and historian Charles McCain Homepage of Charles McCain   Stanisław Skalski in his Hawker Hurricane during the Battle of Britain. The smaller Iron Crosses* are for “assists.” (While...

July 17, 2015

iconic RAF Spitfire: best propeller fighter plane ever produced.

Historian & author Charles McCain Writes Iconic RAF Spitfire Best Prop Fighter of WW 2 A Royal Visit to the HQ of RAF Fighter Command at Royal Air Force station Bentley...

May 7, 2015

Gallant RAF Pilot Who Went Down in the Channel and Perished

www.charlesmccain.com   posted by author Charles McCain Lest We Forget Almost 100 trained fighter pilots from Czechoslovakia made their way to Great Britain after the Germans invaded their country and...

May 7, 2015

Fighting to Stay Aloft and Not Go Into the Drink

posted by author Charles McCain http://charlesmccain.com/ In the first months of the long air battle over Great Britain between the Royal Air Force and the Nazi Luftwaffe, only 20% of...