Credit for the first Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter to be ‘brought down’ in combat belongs to Joseph Myers and Manford Crory of the P-47D-equipped 78th Fighter Group, who manoeuvred a 1./KG 51 machine into the ground on August 28, 1944. The German pilot survived. No shots were fired by both sides. It happened again on […]
Squadratlantica’s Doolittle jacket proves itself during today’s snowstorm in Toronto. In minus 8 Celcius temperatures and blowing snow the jacket, equipped with hood, beat the cold and kept me toasty warm. Don’t let winter take you by storm.
My newest book, Spitfire V vs. C.202 Folgore, will be available in April/2013. The cover artwork created by Gareth Hector is now complete. The combat scenes are described below. Spitfire VC cover art Future ranking Malta ace Sgt George Beurling claimed his fifth and six victories in defence of the beleaguered island on 10 July […]
Credit for the first Me 262 be brought down in combat belong to Maj Joseph Myers and 2Lt Manford Crory of the P-47D-equipped 78th Fighter Group, who manoeuvred a 1./KG 51 machine into the ground west of Brussels on August 28, 1944. This occurred with a shot being fired by both sides. A similar thing occurred […]