At 6.00 am six Gladiators, in two flights of three, escorted nine Belgian Battles in an attack on the Veldwezelt, Vroehoven and Briegden bridges over the Albert Canal. Over the target area Bf 109s from I./JG 1 intercepted the Gladiators with Sgt Rollins’ section the first to be hit Over Eban Email Sgt Denys Rollin in G-22 was able to hit one of the Bf 109s and may have shot it down but was in turn then shot down by Lt Ludwig Franzisket. Rollin baled but was captured spent the rest of the war as a PoW.
Gloster Gladiator - Escadrille's Gladiators
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