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Spitfire ... one pinner wrote " My Grandpa flew this plane in WWII he shot down 8.5 enemy planes and was commisioned an ACE Bomber!"

RAF Spitfire pilots from WWII. During World Wars I and II, black recruits could be found in all branches of the Armed Forces; from black Britons who lived in the UK to West Indians and Caribbeans who travelled to the UK to support the fight for freedom. Estimates vary, but approximately 16,000 men from the Caribbean volunteered to fight for Britain in World War I, and thousands more in World War II.In RAF in World War II, there over 17,500 male and female volunteers from the West Indies…

Vintage small book, published by Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, WI, in 1942. 64 pages, 60 color pictures. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2. A Guide to Airplanes of the USA by John B. Walker, Revised, with blueprints and 60 illustrations in color - a companion book to War Planes of the World. This World War II era book was published as a guide to American aircraft in a time when identification of planes overhead was considered a matter of national security. This color pocket guide was ...