ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.
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Sergeant Desmond Ibbotson of No. 54 Squadron RAF in the cockpit of his Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB at Castletown, Caithness. Ibbotson was posted to the Middle East early in 1942 where, flying initially with No, 112 Squadron RAF, and later with No. 601 Squadron RAF (with whom he became a flight commander) he achieved a victory score of 11 enemy aircraft destroyed, with 5 probables, before leaving operations in July 1944.
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