The amazing story of a British fighter pilot

This is a true story of 20 year old Bruce Carr,a fighter pilot shot down behind enemy lines in World War Two. The dead chicken was starting to smell. After carrying it for several days, 20-year-old Bruce Carr still hadn’t decided how to cook it without the...

Herman Goering and the Luftwaffe

 Hermann Göring and the Luftwaffe A personal profile Göring was born at Rosenbaum, Germany and served as decorated fighter pilot during WW1.  After the war he worked as a commercial pilot in Denmark and Sweden where he met the Swedish baroness Carin von Kantzow who...

Douglas Tidy: Those who expanded our horizons

Those who have expanded our horizons. The stuff of legends. Adolph Gysbert Malan (“Sailor”) 24 March 1910 – 17 September 1963 (The following life story is an extract from a biography by Squadron Leader Douglas Tidy, except for the section between...

Prof. Bill Nasson on Sailor Malan

Kronos (Bellville) vol.35 no.1 Cape Town Nov. 2009 ARTICLES A flying Springbok of wartime British skies: A.G. ‘Sailor’ Malan Bill Nasson University of Stellenbosch ABSTRACT This article, an expanded version of a 2008 public lecture, explores the life and...

South African fighter pilots in the Battle of Britain

SA vegvlieeniers wat aan die BoB deelgeneem het.  (Wynne, Kenneth G.:  Men of the Battle of Britain.  (60th Anniversy Edition) RAF Museum) Pilots from South Africa who fought in the Battle of Britain: Flying Officer (FO) N J M Barry (killed during the Battle of...