Hurricane heroics over Norway end in one of RAF’s greatest tragedies

Tom Spencer relates how 46 Squadron fought against the odds and fell victim to one of the RAF’s greatest tragedies

After the German invasion of Norway on April 9, 1940 Britain sent forces to the Norway’s central region, but this ill-equipped expedition was withdrawn by the end of the month. A fresh Anglo-French force was dispatched to support and hold the Scandinavian nation’s northern sector.

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