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Update 10/2013

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Whitley Z6569

   Whitley Z6569 51 Squadron RAF MH-S 18/19-08-1941 T/o  21.51h  Dishforth.  Mission Colonge Shot down by a night fighter (Oblt Hermann Reese 2./NJG1) ,which fatally wounded Sgt Evetts,and crashed near Vliermaalroot 9 Km  SE of Hasselt,Belgium. Sgt Evetts is buried in the Canadian … Continue reading

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Lancaster R5610

 R5610 Serialnr : R5610   OL-G Squadron : 83 Mission : Frankfurt 24-54/08/1942     “Serial range R5482 – R5763 This aircraft was one of 200 Manchesters ordered from A.V.Roe (Manchester) Sep39 and built as Lancaster Mk.1 and delivered from Feb42 … Continue reading

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Wellington BJ831

Memorial on the crashsite (photo B. Ceulaers) JN-? 150 SQN. Serial Range BJ818 – BJ847. 30 Wellington Mk.111. Part of a batch of 600 Wellington Mk.111. BJ581-BJ625; BJ642-BJ675; BJ688-BJ730; BJ753-BJ801; BJ818-BJ847; BJ876-BJ922; BJ958-BJ951; BK123-BK166; BK179-BK214; BK234-BK281; BK295-BK315; BK330-BK368; BK385-BK408; BK426-BK471; … Continue reading

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Wellington HF852

parts of the navigatorsmap   31 July /1 Aug. 1942 16 O.T.U. ( Operational Training Unit ) Mission: Düsseldorf   Pilot: Sgt. E.G. Robertson  RCAF  KIA Nav. : Sgt. L.G. Harvie  RCAF  KIA Bomb Aim.: Sgt. D.H. Kurtz  RCAF  KIA … Continue reading

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Lancaster JA855

Lancaster JA855   PM-A   103 SQN   Elsham Wolds   Mission:Essen   25/26 July 1943   Crew: S/L Carpenter             RAFVR  POW            Fl/Sgt. Archer              RAFVR  KIA            Sgt. Tate                       RAFVR  KIA            Sgt. Newbolt                RAFVR  KIA            Sgt. Thornton               RAFVR  KIA            P/O. … Continue reading

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Halifax HR839

Crew HR839  you tube link to the news report HALIFAX HR839   51 SQUADRON   LK-L   28/29 JUNE 1943   Shot down by Night Fighter Lt. Gunther Franz 5.NJG1. on the return from a bombing mission to Cologne at … Continue reading

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Halifax JN920

HALIFAX  JN920   51 SQUADRON   LK-L   22/23 OCTOBER 1943   RAF Snaith ,22 October 1943,17.55 hours the Halifax JN920 takes of to bomb the industrial town of Kassel Hit by flak over Holland the crippled plane burning violently. … Continue reading

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Lancaster ME737

       Drawing by Sgt Witham   (photo by Steve Milnthorpe) ME737 CREW pdf parts ME737  Some nice photo’s of cleaned parts LANCASTER ME737   630 SQUADRON   LE-S   11/12 MAY 1944   On the 11th May the Lancaster, based at East … Continue reading

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Lancaster ND700

103 Squadron RAF PM-X Mission :Hasselt railwaystation 11-12 May 1944 “Serial Range NE324 – NE181 This aircraft was one of 600LancasterMk.111s ordered from A.V.Roe (Chadderton) and delivered from Dec43 to May44 with Merlin 38 engines. ND700 was delivered to 103 … Continue reading

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