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« on: September 05, 2013, 02:49:43 AM »

During the evacuation Spitfire Squadrons were first commited agin the Jerries... did any of the Squadrons land in France to refuel?
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2014, 10:34:10 PM »

No. The Spitfires were deemed too demanding with regard to ground maintenance and so were not allowed to land. The RAF would not risk them being overrun by the enemy.
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2014, 04:55:49 AM »

Thanks for that Martin.
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