Tag: Hurricane

Logbook Pages of Flt Lt Raphael Goldstein , No.28 Squadron

Logbook pages  of Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein, who served with No.28 Squadron on the Burma Front during 1945-46 are available in the Gallery .  Raphael Laurent Goldstein (162102) RAFVR’s career with the RAF is provided in detail at the Burma Star…

Sqn Ldr Bob Johnson, RCAF, 28 Squadron RAF (Part 1)

Squadron Leader Bob Johnson, who has died aged 96, was a Canadian Hurricane pilot who managed to evade the murderous attentions of the Japanese enemy for 23 days after being shot down on a reconnaissance patrol over the Irrawaddy river…

In the Skies of Calcutta : A tribute to Maurice Pring

by Joydeep Sircar War came to Calcutta on the night of the 20th December, 1942. The Japanese had overrun Burma by May 1942, chasing the tattered remnants of British-Indian and Chinese troops across the jungle-clad hills of the Indo-Burma border,…