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Boulton Paul Defiant - Operational History
... Defiants flew with six Spitfires of 66 Sqn, and a Ju 88 was shot down over Holland ... The following day, in a patrol that was a repetition of the first, Defiants claimed four Ju 87s, but were subsequently attacked by Bf 109Es ... On the 27th 264 Sqn claimed 3 He 111 and 2 damaged ...

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