If ever a Spitfire in the RAF was special, this one was. No camouflage paint sullied its shining wings; no observer could fail to see it as it flashed across the sky. And yet it seemed that no Nazi plane could shoot it down as it claimed victim after victim.
Its pilot, Tom Shaw, would tell no-one the secret of his success. He just patted a pocket in his flying suit and smiled…
Art: Gordon C Livingstone
Cover: Ken Barr