By early 1945 the Allied air forces had achieved almost complete air superiority and many sorties were now flown in the ground attack and interdictor role. Johnnie Johnsonís wing was pre-eminent in this and the new Griffon powered Spits were ideal for the low-level missions.
The image shows Johnsonís Spit, supported by a trio of Canadian members of 144 Wing, flying a low-level dawn strike interdictor mission in the last days of WW2.
April 11th, 2015
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