The Life of Barry Gale


This biography of Barry Gale uses a variety of primary and secondary sources to tell his story, including Allied and German logbooks, correspondence with Gale’s family, and snippets from RAF unit records. Barry Gale was a distinguished Australian fighter pilot and squadron leader who served with Nos. 111 and 165 Squadrons in North Africa and the United Kingdom, piloting the Spitfire and Mustang and claiming several aerial victories.

This 14-page article describes his life and successful wartime career. It features seventeen photographs, a map, and one Spitfire colour profile by Anders Hjortsberg.

This article is an electronic product and will be emailed for download after purchase.