CM Curtiss Tomahawks Mark IIBs of No. 112 Squadron RAF at LG 102 in the Sidi Heneish area Egypt. In the foreground is 'B' "Menace" flown by Flying Officer N Bowker who had shot down a Savoia Marchetti in it on 14 September 1941
Flight Lieutenant A. Costello of No. 112 Squadron RAF poses beside his Curtiss Kittyhawk at Sidi Heneish in Egypt (April The rugged, American-built (known to the RAF as the Tomahawk and Kittyhawk) came to symbolize the Desert Air Force.