Magee receiving his pilot wings from Group Captain W.A. Curtis. 22 June 1941, Uplands base / Ottawa. Training Harvard on background.
Major Boyington in the Marines‘ unit VMF-124 nicknamed „Black
Sheep“. Flying a Corsair he shot down 9 Japanese aircraft. After
the war he flew as a mercenary in Latin America and also in the air
force of the new state of Israel. In 50s he robbed banks in the USA
for which he was senteced to 8.5 years jail time.
Magee (far right) with his squadrn mates in Great Briatain.
Photos: National Museum of the USAF
Caldwell, D. M.: Válečný denník
JG 26 1939-1942, Plzeň, 1999
INFO Eduard - August 2021