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Natalya Meklin

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Pilots of No 310 Squadron RAF pose for an AM photographer upon their formation at RAF Duxford on 10 July 1940. They were the first RAF Fighter Command squadron to be raised and crewed by foreign nationals. Led by S/L George DM Blackwood and using experienced Czechoslovak pilots, the unit was operational in only a month and as part of No 12 Group became involved in the Battle of Britain, claiming a total of 37½ victories.

Czech-Slovak pilots from a Hurricane Fighter Squadron, watching some of their colleagues in flight, January 1940

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"He was a big guy but I just stood my ground and refused to be intimidated. As he sobered up, he slowly calmed down and got quite apologetic. It was then I stopped all the calm soothing talk and just took him to the back of the plane to get him tied up!