Supermarine Spitfire: “We either stand down or blow up “.

Spitfire is a drug. I’ve just revisited, again, the ” Battle of Britain” (1969) movie. With all its defects, nothing has come near this classic; no digital effects and plenty of hardware “in action”. Well, there one thing I hate in this movie: they killed the best “pilot” and I can’t really forgive them for that. The headgear was also quite dubious.

Such a glorious line. His name is….

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7 thoughts on “Supermarine Spitfire: “We either stand down or blow up “.

  1. RAF 264 was present at Dunkirk. They saved many by their action there. This picture was taken at West Malling after 10 May 1941 when Flight Sergeant Gerard Pelletier was Taken on Strength with the squadron.

  2. You have Flight Sergeant Gerard Pelletier’s photo in a Boulton Paul Defiant on the blog. You can also use it.

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