Great Britain - Israeli Independence War 1948

page generated: September 19, 2001

compiled by Allan Magnus


  1. Arab-Israeli Air Wars 1947-82, Shlomo Aloni, Osprey Publishing, London 2001
  2. Spitfire: Star of Israel, Alex Yofe, Ventura Hobby Products, Wellington, New Zealand, 1996
  3. Spitfires Over Israel, a history of the air conflict in the 1948-49 Israeli War of Independence, Brian Cull, Shlomo Aloni & David Nicolle, Grubb Street, 1994
  4. Year of the 'Mule', Shlomo Aloni, Air Enthusiast, Key Publishing Ltd. Stamford, Lincolnshire England, Spring 1995 No.57

last name given name airforce victories comments
BowieunknownRAF1208Sq; shared in downing 2 Egyptian Spitfires with Cooper on 22/May/1948
CooperunknownRAF1208Sq; shared in downing 2 Egyptian Spitfires with Bowie on 22/May/1948
FeldmanSimonIDF/AF1claimed 1 Egyptian MC.205 on 5/Jan/1949 while flying Spitfire IX
LevettGordon R.IDF/AF1claimed 1 Egyptian MC.205 on 28/Dec/1948 while flying Spitfire IX
MannMauriceIDF/AF11 Syrian AF AT-6 on July 10, 1948 flying Avia S199; 101 Sq.
McElhawunknownRAF2208Sq; claimed 2 Egyptian Spitfires on 22/May/1948

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