Commander of the squadron Robert Tuck in the cockpit of his fighter Hurricane

Robert Tuck


Commander of the 257th Fighter Squadron of the Royal Air Force Robert Stanford Tuck in the cockpit of his Hurricane fighter.
On board the fighter painted a mark of 23 air victories, of which 7 were won over Dunkirk, and the rest in the “Battle of Britain.”

In January 1942, Robert Tuck was shot down by anti-aircraft fire in France, and he was captured by the Nazis. By this time on his account were 27 downed German aircraft.

 

 

Location: Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, UK
Date: 1940

In : 1942

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