D-Day - 75 Stories: Squadron Leader Jack Collins DFC & Bar

Mike Collins was just a toddler when his Dad, Royal Air Force fighter pilot Squadron Leader Jack Collins DFC, was dive-bombing enemy targets in his Typhoon over France.

But as he grew up, Mike never knew exactly what happened to his Father during the Battle of Normandy, until he started doing his own research.

What he found had a huge impact on his life, so much so that he wrote a book about it: ‘Discovering my Father’.

Here is the D-Day story of Squadron Leader Jack Collins DFC and Bar.


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