Flight Sergeant T "Cupid" Love of 602 Squadron, while flying in a flight led by Flight Lieutenant Raymon "Bax" Baxter, attacked a boosting V-2 missile with his cannon while flying a Spitfire.

1. What was his first name?

2. What date did this incident occur?

3. Was he flying a Spitfire IX or a Spitfire XVI when he did this?

4. Does anyone have a reference to this event from the 602 Squadron ORB or other contemporaneous document? (None of Love's Combat reports are in the on-line AIR 50 holdings at the National Archives at Kew).


David Isby