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RAF No 72 (Basutoland) Squadron

RAF No 72 (Basutoland) Squadron Spitfire photographs

Aircrew RAF 72Sqn Flt Lt GJ Cox at Lago landing ground near Castel Volturno IWM CNA2438

Aircrew RAF 72Sqn Flt Lt GJ Cox at Lago landing ground near Castel Volturno IWM CNA2438a

Aircrew RAF 72Sqn Flt Lt GJ Cox at Lago landing ground near Castel Volturno IWM CNA2438

Operation SHINGLE: the Allied landings at Anzio. Flight Lieutenant G J Cox walks from his Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX of No. 72 Squadron RAF at Lago landing ground, near Castel Volturno, after a patrol over the Anzio beach-head. Ground crew hurriedly service his aircraft in readiness for the next sortie. Cox, with six and two shared victories to his credit, was commencing his third tour of operations flying as a supernumerary pilot with 72 Squadron, prior to assuming the command of No. 92 Squadron RAF at Marcianese the following month.

Imperial War Museum IWM CNA 2438 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205212495

Spitfire MkIIa RAF 72Sqn RNN P7895 April 1941 01

Spitfire MkIIa RAF 72Sqn RNN P7895 April 1941 02

Spitfire MkIIa RAF 72Sqn RNN P7895 April 1941 03

Spitfire MkIIa RAF 72Sqn RNN P7895 April 1941 04

Spitfire MkVb RAF 72Sqn RNC AA945 1942 01

Spitfire MkVb RAF 72Sqn RNN April 1942 01

Spitfire MkVc RAF 72Sqn RNO JK171 taking off at Anzio Italy IWM NA14065

Spitfire MkVc RAF 72Sqn RNO JK171 taking off at Anzio Italy IWM NA14065a

Spitfire MkVc RAF 72Sqn RNO JK171 taking off at Anzio Italy IWM NA14065

Two pilots of No. 72 Squadron RAF, one South African and one from New Zealand, chat while awaiting the signal to take off at Anzio, Italy. The aircraft is Supermarine Spitfire Mark VC, JK171 'RN-O'.

Imperial War Museum IWM NA 14065 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205208071

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins
 
  COD KF MkI RAF 72Sqn RNN Acklington 1940
  COD KF MkI RAF 72Sqn RNN Acklington 1940 V0A
  COD KF MkI RAF 72Sqn RNN Acklington 1940 V0B

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Acklington, United Kingdom Map

    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

    Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation: http://www.rafweb.org
  • History of RAAF: http://www.airpages.ru/eng/ot/raaf_01.shtml
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

 

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