Battle for Malta

18 January 2017

BA Maintenance, Rhoose

Lecture

Back by popular demand another talk from Ron Powell with RAeS Cardiff Branch which no doubt will be greatly received!

In March 1942, Battle of Britain Spitfire ace, Jack Williams, is one of 15 pilots flying the first Spitfires to reach the most heavily bombed place on Earth: the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta. Their task is simple, regain control of the air.

But when not sheltering from incessant bombing by Luftwaffe forces based only minutes to the north on Sicily, Jack and his fellow pilots are hunted from take off to landing by tens of Messerschmitt 109Fs.
Can they, and the Island, survive?

Doors open 18:30 with event start 19:00-20:00

 

Speaker Details

Ron Powell

Location

BA Maintenance, Rhoose

British Airways Maintenance
Rhoose
CF62 3YA