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Question on the War in North Africa....

June 13 2012 at 10:33 PM
Shuey, William  (Login Williamshuey)
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I have always wondered if anyone has written anything on the activities at the R.A.F. Depot at Aboukir during the war? The "Aboukir Filter" for the Spitfire is perhaps their best known creation but I have run across references to other things they did like a couple of stripped Spitfires to chase Ju-86Ps and some strictly local camouflage schemes that the boffins in Whitehall probably didn't approve of and a couple of locally moded Spitfire as PR ahips.
Has anyone out there seen anything in print about Aboukir?
It seems to me that it would be a great story for someone like Mssrs' Cull, Shores & Co. to look at.

Bill Shuey

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