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Historical : Spitfire Last Updated: Apr 21st, 2015 - 23:52:06



Spitfires - Egyptian Air Force photos
By Malcolm Laird
May 24, 2006, 21:08

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Egyptian Spitfires...

Spitfire Mk IXs, seen behind some Egyptian pilots and a British RAF instructor at al-Ballah in the Canal Zone in 1949. The aircraft are survivors of the 1948 Palestine War. ( J. Baldwin via David Nicolle)




Spitfire 22s at Luqa, Malta, during delivery from the UK (Norman Lees via David Nicolle)


Spitfire 22s at Luqa, Malta, during delivery from the UK (Norman Lees via David Nicolle)


An REAF officer in a Spitfire 22 at Tahsin Zaki in the early '50s. (David NIcolle)


An REAF officer poses with a Spitfire 22 at Tahsin Zaki (not to be confused with Taher Zaki) in the early '50s. The Spitfires at this time formed an advanced training squadron, not a front-line operational unit. (David NIcolle)




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