Two brothers, two Spitfires; Ft/Lt. John Yarra and his brother, P/O Robert Yarra from rural NSW and their No.453 Sqn. Spitfires.
What to do with a spare Spitfire?
The largest single-day air engagement of the war; simultaneously a tactical loss and strategic victory.
While Tamiya’s new tool Spitfire gets all the attention, here’s one of the old tool version…
“In late May, 1940 the BEF was forced from continental Europe by the Germans at Dunkirk. The now famous retreat was covered in part by Spitfires of No.19 Squadron. Flight Sergeant George Unwin was already an experienced Spitfire pilot by this stage of the war…”
The F/O Ian Keltie, RCAF Feature Article I published a few days ago…
“August 24, 1942 was a particularly hot day, as I recall. It was to be a hot day in more ways than one…”
Air Commodore Peter Mallan Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC Born in 1917, Pete Brothers learnt to fly at age 16. He joined […]