One-Armed Mac: The Story of Squadron Leader James MacLachlan Dso, Dfc and 2 Bars, Czech War Cross

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Mac flew Fairey Battle light bombers during the Battle of France, winning his first DFC. He then retrained on fighters and flew Hurricanes towards the end of the Battle of Britain. Having volunteered to go overseas, he led a formation of six Hurricanes from the deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Argus to the besieged island of Malta. Here, following several weeks of intense air combat during which he accounted for eight Italian and German aircraft, he was shot down by one of the Luftwaffe's top fighter aces, Oblt Joachim ...

One-Armed Mac: The Story of Squadron Leader James MacLachlan Dso, Dfc and 2 Bars, Czech War Cross 2003, Grub Street, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781904010463

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