Survival Against All Odds: Sunday, 8 June 1942: Shot Down Over France

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Born in 1922 in north London and fascinated by a flight in 1938 in one of Sir Alan Cobham s Flying Circus aircraft, John Misseldine enlisted in the RAF as soon as he turned 18. After training in California in 1941 (in the very first batch of air cadets to be sent there and where he met many Hollywood film stars), in March 1942 he was posted to fly fighters with 611 Squadron, whose CO was Battle of Britain veteran DH Watkins DFC, and wing commander flying Peter Townsend, later a royal suitor.On June 8th, John was shot down ...

Survival Against All Odds: Sunday, 8 June 1942: Shot Down Over France 2010, Grub Street, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781906502751

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