Click on the picture on the left to read Sid Jefford’s account of an operation to retrieve an unserviceable Hurricane from Tmimi airfield in no-man’s land in the North African Campaign in February 1942, for which he was Mentioned in Despatches.
The Infamous Israeli Incident
7 January 2019 marks the 70th Anniversary of the infamous incident when 4 208 Squadron Spitfire Mk XVIIIs were shot down by Israeli forces.
Click on the picture on the right to read Graham Pitchfork’s account of this incident from his seminal history of 208 Squadron: ‘Forever Vigilant’.
Sid Jefford’s memoirs of his time on 208 Squadron during a large part of The Second World War constitute a wonderful collection of impressions and experiences as felt by a hardworking, humorous and genial ground crew engineer. Click on the picture on the left to read a review of ‘Two/Six’ in the Association’s Bibliography, including where to purchase this remarkable account of life on a front-line Squadron in WWII.