National Defense: AIR: Aid to Britain

From London last week came an account of an incident of which the U. S. Government had no official knowledge and perhaps never will have:

An American air observer (identity withheld) in Britain recently visited a station of the Fighter Command on a quiet day and was invited to take a turn over the field in a Spitfire. With R. A. F. escort, the American went aloft, was churning peacefully over the countryside when a group of uninvited Messerschmitts dropped in for a dog fight. The R. A. F. flew off to fight....

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