With Mdina in the background, Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF 'F-Freddie' of No…

With Mdina in the background, Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF 'F-Freddie' of No…

Bristol Beaufighter

Bristol Beaufighter

Wing Commander C P "Paddy" Green, Commanding Officer of No. 600 Squadron RAF, watches from the cockpit of his Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF at Cassibile, Sicily, as his radar operator, Flying Officer R J Gillies touches up the swastikas on the aircraft's nose, indicating the eight victories they had claimed while flying together as a night fighter crew. Seven of these victories were achieved during three consecutive nights in July over Sicily, four of them in a single sortie.

Wing Commander C P "Paddy" Green, Commanding Officer of No. 600 Squadron RAF, watches from the cockpit of his Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF at Cassibile, Sicily, as his radar operator, Flying Officer R J Gillies touches up the swastikas on the aircraft's nose, indicating the eight victories they had claimed while flying together as a night fighter crew. Seven of these victories were achieved during three consecutive nights in July over Sicily, four of them in a single sortie.

Bristol Beaufighter If.

Bristol Beaufighter If.

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