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 for which Wing Commander Hugh Malcolm was awarded posthumous Victoria Cross, Tunisia, 4/12/1942

Content description

REEL 1 Account of raid on Chouigui airfield for which Wing Commander Hugh Malcolm was awarded posthumous Victoria Cross, Tunisia, 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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