Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: First PR Spitfires in Egypt?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    42
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default First PR Spitfires in Egypt?

    When did the first PR Spitfires arrive in Egypt? I would be most grateful if anyone could point out any sources on PR Spitfire operations in the Middle East.

    thanks,
    David Isby

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Mallow, Ireland
    Posts
    415
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Hi David,

    17 Mar 42 three Spitfire VD (PR.IV) arrived from the UK.

    18 Mar 42 A fourth Spitfire VD arrived from the UK.

    Looking through the entries in Mar 42 the serials were AB312, AB421, BP883, BP904.

    Source: 2 PRU ORB

    Best Regards

    Andy Fletcher
    Last edited by Andy Fletcher; 3rd November 2010 at 19:45. Reason: Additional info
    Per Speculationem Impellor ad Intelligendum

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •