By Andrew Thomas

The storm observed frequent motion with Allied forces, because the RAF's first monoplane fighter. This ebook describes its many feats all through 1945. It served as a fighter-bomber at the Channel entrance, the place the yankee Eagles and varnish devices have been among the Fighter Command squadrons flying the storm, and the place a few of its highest-scoring aces operated. the ocean storm was once the valuable fighter deployed by way of the Fleet Air Arm within the Mediterranean, and typhoon devices persevered to function from bases in India and Ceylon until eventually 1945, following their failure to protect Singapore and Malaya from the japanese.

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