Gordon Levett. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.
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Gordon Levett. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.

Gordon Levett. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.

 

 

Levett was 100 percent, though the Englishman had Jewish origins. Gordon was born in a poor family of a London family. In 17 years (1939 of) joined the RAF. Originally trained as a mechanic, but the fall of 1940 was sent to school pilots.

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The war with the Germans He is held in a transport plane pilot. In the spring, he was recruited 1948 for War in Israel. 2 times met in London with Jewish emissaries received from the last ticket to Paris and from there he was taken to Czechoslovakia.

Originally made sorties, piloting C-46, Engaged in throwing weapons from Czechoslovakia to Israel. Further involved in the transfer of weapons in Operation Avak (October 1948 city). In late autumn passed into 101-Squadron.

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Gordon was much harder than everyone, so it does not ever piloted single-seater, and Levett had no combat experience. 28 December, he flew its first combat mission.

The next day Gordon piloting S-199He flew with a partner Doyle (in the "Spitfire") to cover the four "Harvard". Attack aircraft bombed successfully, then the Jewish 8 fighter pilots saw the Egyptian Air Force. In that fight, Gordon claims to be shot down enemy planes.

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After the war he commanded Levett 106-Squadron in Israel. Got deserved the rank of colonel (sgan Aluf). After returning to England he continued to fly.

 

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