Chipmunks Over OLYMPUS

The diminutive de Havilland Chipmunk is well known as a primary trainer but was also briefly used on anti-terrorist operations during the late 1950’s as Andrew Thomas describes

Anti-Insurgent Ops over Cyprus

Resting in the eastern Mediterranean, the island of Cyprus is well known to us as an idyllic, sun drenched holiday destination to many thousands of tourists from Britain. However, little over 50 years ago there were many thousands of Britons resident there in less amicable circumstances fighting a vicious, low intensity war against the Greek separatist movement, EOKA.

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