By David Fletcher
For many of worldwide battle II, British tank improvement remained devoted to the layout philosophy inaugurated in the course of international battle I; but if the final employees pointed out the necessity for a brand new heavy cruiser, the Cromwell Cruiser tank used to be designed. It quickly proved itself the quickest and such a lot profitable tank deployed through the Allies.
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On 3 September Hunt was attacked by a Messerschmitt 109 and, but for his special axe, would not have been able to escape from his burning cockpit. The problems experienced by Hunt and Page led Rees to recommend: ‘3. That some method of jettisoning the hood be incorporated. This especially applies to Spitfire aircraft, the hoods of which seem to jam 52 RECONSTRUCTION MAKE-UP 27/7/04 10:56 Page 53 WAYNE'S G3 WAYNE'S G3: WAYNE'S JOBS:8907 - GRE T H E B U R N I N G B LU E easily and which cannot be opened at high speed.
His oxygen supply was hit, causing him to pass out but: ‘As I fainted I saw a dim red glow in front of my eyes – but I didn’t understand what this was until I came to at a lower altitude. I found that my Hurricane was not only on fire but was diving – upside down. Luckily I was hanging by my straps which enabled me to keep my face out of the flames a good deal. ’ 39 RECONSTRUCTION MAKE-UP 27/7/04 10:56 Page 40 WAYNE'S G3 WAYNE'S G3: WAYNE'S JOBS:8907 - GRE T H E R E C O N S T RU C T I O N O F WA R R I O R S Lane eventually got clear of his aircraft, probably as a result of the straps burning through, allowing him to fall out of the cockpit, but he ended up with his parachute attached to his boots.
Not only were RAF leaders firmly convinced that just such a ‘solution’ to the tank issue would be found by the RAE, but it was thought that fighter design and fighter tactics would mitigate the risk until then. 19 Furthermore the RAF believed that the form and 30 RECONSTRUCTION MAKE-UP 27/7/04 10:56 Page 31 WAYNE'S G3 WAYNE'S G3: WAYNE'S JOBS:8907 - GRE FIRE the tactics of combat in which the fighters would be engaged minimised the risk. They would be attacking self-defending bomber formations from the rear, using their superior rates of speed and climb to assemble into fixed positions behind the bombers.