Saturday, 15 December 2012

Corgi diecast : Hawker Hurricane Mk. IIc - BN230, FT-A, 43 Sqn RAF, Sqn Ldr D.du Vivier Acklington 1942

Inline image 1Daniel Le Roy Du Vivier was born in Amersfoort, Holland in January 1915.  After gaining a degree in business, he joined the Belgian Air Force flying against the Germans during the opening stages of the assault upon the Low Countries.  When Belgium fell he escaped to England and flew with the RAF, shooting down a single aircraft during the Battle of Britain.