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Re: Naval artillery observation
Posted by Terry Pottle on September 22, 2017, 11:02:23, in reply to "Re: Naval artillery observation"
Interestingly VCS-7 used Spitfire Vb aircraft for the Normandy Invasion until the fall of Cherbourg. in 14 days they flew 209 sorties losing 8 aircraft
The Fleet Air Arm had 3 squadrons in action up tp 4 August (808 & 897 with Spitfire Vb, 885 & 886 with Seafire III) losing 11 aircraft.
Source: 2ns Tactical Air Force (4 Volumes). Shores & Thomas
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