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Air Chief Marshal Sir Harry Broadhurst GCB, KBE, DSO, DFC (deceased)

Harry Broadhurst had already made his mark in the RAF by the time war broke out, having been mentioned in dispatches whilst operating over the North West Frontier in India. The outbreak of WWII brought a rapid promotion to Wing Commander, which did not prevent him from flying on operations at every opportunity, playing a very active role in the Battle of Britain. In December 1940 he became commanding officer of Hornchurch, and flew often on the early sweeps in summer 1941. He remained in charge of Hornchurch until May 1942, but flew again in August 1942 over Dieppe, where he claimed four victories. Broadhurst served in the Western Desert from 1942-43 first as Senior Air Staff Officer, the Air Officer Commanding. Recalled to England to participate in preparations for the invasion of Europe, Broadhurst was put in command of 83 Group of the 2nd Tactical Air Force. In Normandy, and during the months that followed, his involvement with Typhoons reached its peak, including the astounding victory over the German 7th Army in the Falaise Gap. His leadership during the aerial assault on German ground forces in Normandy proved decisive in asserting Allied air supremacy at a critical period of the war. Harry Broadhurst, who became the youngest Air Vice-Marshal in the RAF, was later knighted, and rose to the rank of Air Chief Marshal. He continued his RAF career long after the end of the war, eventually becoming Commander Allied Air Forces, Central Europe. He died 29th August 1995.


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 609 Sqn Hawker Typhoons are shown taking off from Manson in Kent in February 1943. Nearest aircraft, R7872 (PR-S) is that of Sgt John <i>Johnny</i> Wiseman, the other, DN294 (PR-O) being the mount of Fl Sgt Alan <i>Babe</i> Haddon.  Both aircraft we......
Red Section Scramble by Ivan Berryman. (C)
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609 Sqn Hawker Typhoons are shown taking off from Manson in Kent in February 1943. Nearest aircraft, R7872 (PR-S) is that of Sgt John Johnny Wiseman, the other, DN294 (PR-O) being the mount of Fl Sgt Alan Babe Haddon. Both aircraft we......NOT
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Hawker Typhoon Squadron by Frank Wootton.
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High in the Sunlit Silence by Michael Rondot (AP)
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High in the Sunlit Silence by Michael Rondot (B)
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Manufacturer : Hawker
Production Began : 1941
Number Built : 3330

Typhoon

Single engine fighter with a maximum speed of 412 mph at 19,000 feet and a ceiling of 35,200 feet. range 510 miles. The Typhoon was armed with twelve browning .303inch machine guns in the wings (MK1A) Four 20mm Hispano cannon in wings (MK!B) Two 1000ilb bombs or eight 3-inch rockets under wings. The first proto type flew in February 1940, but due to production problems the first production model flew in May 1941. with The Royal Air Force receiving their first aircraft in September 1941. Due to accidents due to engine problems (Sabre engine) The Hawker Typhoon started front line service in December 1941.The Hawker Typhoon started life in the role of interceptor around the cost of England but soon found its real role as a ground attack aircraft. especially with its 20mm cannon and rockets. This role was proved during the Normandy landings and the period after. The total number of Hawker typhoons built was 3,330.

Aviation History Timeline : 25th February
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
25February1918Johann Frint, a WW1 Ace with 6.00 victories, died on this day
25February1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O D. A. Stanley of 64 Squadron, was Killed.
25February1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. B. M. Mansfield of 236 Squadron, was Killed.
25February1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. E. A. Alexander of 236 Squadron, was Killed.
25February1944Oberleutnant Josef Remberg of 2.(F)/Aufklrungs-Gruppe 11 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25February1944Siegfried Schnell, a WW2 Ace with 93.00 victories, died on this day
25February1945 Billy Clemmons of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Carl Payne of 4th Fighter Group, 334th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Cummings of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Cummings of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Menegay of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Donald Penn of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 John O'Neil of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262
25February1945 Milliard Anderson of 55th Fighter Group, 38th Fighter Squadron shot down a Me262

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