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Alan Righetti shoots down GŁnther Mielenz

The following colour profiles and description have been prepared for Alan Righetti by one of his generous aviation-history friends.

This incident happened on 30 December 1942, during an air-superiority patrol led by Bobby Gibbes from the 'Marble Arch' airfield on the ancient boundary between Cyrenaica and Tripolitania on the central Libyan coast.


 

For Alan's fascinating full story of his war experiences, please see our Righetti Interview.

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