There was a great deal of pride involved in Royal Hellenic Air Force squadron 13 Mira’s fight against the Axis powers. That, for a long time, it went to war with inadequate equipment makes the unit’s achievements all the more heroic
13 MIRA AT WAR
Running out of fuel at night in a raging sandstorm was not what WO Panayotis Frangoyannis of the Royal Hellenic Air Force had been trained for. Yet, on 8 May 1943, he and the crew of his 13 Mira Bristol Blenheim V found themselves in precisely that predicament.