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October 21, 2012

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THE SPITFIRE AS A BOY GOING TO SCHOOL IN NORTH LONDON IN THE 1940 WE HAD A SPITFIRE GO DOWN IN THE MIDDLE OF BLACKSTOCK ROAD THE PILOT DID BAIL OUT AND LANDED ON THE ROOF DOWN THE ROAD FROM OUR HOUSE

JUST A WAR STORY R BISHOP

Great story, R Bishop!

JUST LIKE TO UPDATE STORY IT WAS HAWKER HURRICANE

FOUND THAT OUT THE PILOT WAS RAY HOLMES THERE IS A
STORY ABOUT HOW HE SAVED BUCKINGHAM PLACE
WHEN DORNIER DO17 BOMBER WAS ABOUT TO BOMB LONDON
BUT HES MACHINE GUNS FAILED SO DECIDED RAM IT

SO AFTER ALL YEARS FOUND OUT THE STORY

SGT RAY HOLMES PASSED AWAY IN 205 AGE OF 90 YEARS

Roy, thanks for that update!

The Hurricane was a very good plane, perhaps with the exception of Mr. Holmes' machine gun failure.

That's a great story! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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