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W.A. Airman Wins

"Tunisian Grand Prix"

r 0rivin go Citroen cor abandoned in perfect condition by a German general. Western Australian airman Flight-Lieut. Jack Bartle won an impromptu Tunisian Grand Prix _wjnch

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Story is told by'Peter Duffield, war correspondent of the Liûndôn "Evening Standard."

It was an Axis claim that all valuable Equipment had-been de- stroyed in Tunisia.

But the Western Desert Air Force, including an Australian Ki tty ha wk squadron, found rich pickings on many captured air-

fields.

These included a variety ot cap- tured vehicles in first-class order.

Our airmen decided to make use of a number of .enemy ; Alfa Romeos, Fiäts," Daimlers, Benz, Citroens and Renaults.

A course was pegged round an airfield and an exciting "Grand

Vrix" staged.

W.A. driver Jack Bartle, who was commanding the Australians, and is now a Flight-Lieutenant, showed plenty of skill and pace in a high-powered Citroen and dragged off first prize of a

"fiver."

Flight-Lieut. Jack Bartle, a W.A. airman, who won the "Tunisian Grand Prix"

(see story).

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