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The Usworth Gestapo Spy

By Chair Washington History Society

Wednesday, 13 December 2023


Washington History Society Contributor


When researching the History of RAF Usworth I came across the extraordinary story of Czechoslovakian pilot, Augustin Preucil, stationed at Usworth in World War Two, who was a spy for the Nazi secret police, the Gestapo. He stole a Hurricane in 1941, and delivered it to the Germans in occupied Belgium. Click here for his full story.

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