The Colour Bar and Black Pilots WWII

Spitfire Pilot Flight Sergeant James Hyde Spitfire Pilot Although the colour bar was lifted from 1939 the RAF did not go to the West Indies to start recruitment of black aircrew until 1940, after they experienced great losses and in the Battle of Britain. It was only then that the colour bar was reluctantly, properlyContinue reading “The Colour Bar and Black Pilots WWII”