Near the end of his bomber tour he met a beautiful young WREN (The Women’s Royal Naval Service, popularly and officially known as the “Wrens”, was the women’s branch of the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy) named Rita and decided that he wanted to hang around England for a while. An opportunity opened for a tour in the 1st Scouting Force and he jumped at the chance. To be with his beloved Rita and fly P­51’s, too, was a Pilot’s dream.  What was the Scouting Force? Read on…

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