September‘ SOtft. I (*39 The War Illustrated 65 Vol. 1 A Permanent Picture Record of the Second Great War No. 3 Already it is clear that the pilots o f the Roy a lAir Force in 1939 are imbued with the same indomitable spirit as the young men whose gallant deeds b o tween 1914 and 1918 have w r itt e nan im perish able page in the ann also f British hero ism .More over ,the Air Force today has a roe planes o fun riv a lle d quality w.Here e saa, high a b o v o the clouds ,throe o fits crack machines .Sup o mariner Spit fires ,they can climb to a height o f 11,000 fee tin 4-8 minute s,and tho ir speed o f 362 miles per hour make 3 them the fastest machine sin the world. K .I'..A Official Photographi Crown Copyright Reserved
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