Raid on Tunisia Airfield

Catalogue number
  • 1254
Department
Sound
Production date
1943-02-22
Subject period
Dimensions
  • whole: Duration 4, Number Of Items 1
Alternative names
  • object name: Speech
  • object category: recording
Creator
Category
sound

Object description

British officer served as bomb aimer with 18 Sqdn, RAF account of raid on Chouigui airfield, Tunisia, 4/12/1942 for which Wing Commander Hugh Malcolm was awarded posthumous Victoria Cross

Content description

REEL 1 Account of raid on Chouigui airfield for which Wing Commander Hugh Malcolm was awarded posthumous Victoria Cross, 4/12/1942: orders to attack Chouigui airfield without fighter escort; attack on airfield; sight of mass of German Messerschmitt Me 109s; shooting down of his aircraft; escape from crashed aircraft; regaining British lines.

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