Blackburn Skua: First British Fighter to Bring Down Enemy Aircraft in WWII

The Blackburn Skua dive-bomber and a fighter was the Fleet Air Arm’s first monoplane and became first British aircraft to bring down an enemy aeroplane in the Second World War. Continue reading “Blackburn Skua: First British Fighter to Bring Down Enemy Aircraft in WWII”

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British Flying Legends – Chapters 1 & 2

British Flying Legends (Chapters 1&2)The first and second chapters of the eBook series, British Flying Legends together in one volume. The book includes Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters, which tells the dramatic story of a flying legend and his leadership of the infamous raid on the Ruhr dams in May 1943 and John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck, which tells the remarkable story of a Fleet Air Arm pilot who, with a single torpedo strike brought about the sinking of Nazi Germany’s most powerful battleship, the Bismarck. Continue reading “British Flying Legends – Chapters 1 & 2”

HMS Hood attacking the Bismarck, Battle of the Denmark Strait

HMS Hood pictured from HMS Prince of Wales as they engaged the German battleship Bismarck and the battlecruiser Prinz Eugen during the Battle of the Denmark Strait on 24 May 1941. Continue reading “HMS Hood attacking the Bismarck, Battle of the Denmark Strait”