Curtis, L


Curtis, L
Leslie Curtis


An oral history interview with Leslie Curtis who describes ditching his Wellington into the Mediterranean in 1941.

The collection has been licenced to the IBCC Digital Archive by Matt Phillips and catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.




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Curtis, L

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Leslie Curtis describes how, when flying from Gibraltar to Malta, his Wellington (Z8773) experienced engine failure and he was forced to ditch in the Mediterranean Sea. The sole survivor, Leslie was picked up after four days by the destroyer, HMS…
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