Patrolling The Needles- Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I


Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I Battle of Britain Aviation Art Print by Aircraft Artist Roger H. Middlebrook GAvA


Forever associated with their role in the Battle of Britain, the young men of Fighter Command bore a physical and mental strain few can imagine. Here two Supermarine Spitfire from 609 squadron patrol around the Isle of Wight and its famous ‘needles’, a task made much easier by the use of RDF radar units that made continuous patrols unnecessary.

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