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by tranacz5372
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Mepal and the 75 sqd
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Mepal and the 75 sqd

hi Looking for information on Kevin O'Rourke (Navigator R.A.A.F.) North Sydney, Australia. Terry Hopkins (mid upper gunner R.A.F.) Alperton, London. George White (wireless operator R.A.F.) Halifax, Yorkshire. Bernard McClintock (bomb aimer R.A.A.F.) Muswellbrook, NSW, Australia. Frank Mathewman (R.A...
by tranacz5372
Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Stirling Aircraft Project - Engineering help needed
Replies: 16
Views: 56448

Re: Stirling Aircraft Project - Engineering help needed

hi could you update on where you are with your project and if you still require help
by tranacz5372
Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Imperial War Museum Duxford
Replies: 0
Views: 442

Imperial War Museum Duxford

hi some of the older posts ask for various pictures of war time
check out the pictures taken from the Imperial War Museum Duxford pictures here from WW1/2 Land ,Sea, and Air
enjoy http://www.flickr.com/photos/39411748@N06/page96/
by tranacz5372
Wed Mar 28, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Mepal and the 75 sqd
Replies: 1
Views: 569

Mepal and the 75 sqd

hi looking into the Mepal Airfield and the 75 NZ squadron I am getting some pics together with details of crews but would ask if anybody has pics of Mepal and or crews could they please let me know
kind regards
phil
by tranacz5372
Wed Mar 28, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: New Zealand Crews
Topic: New Zealanders with the RAF
Replies: 11
Views: 2771

Re: New Zealanders with the RAF

pic is defo Mepal one of two pics at Duxford Museum
Mepal top of a hill always misty morns
by tranacz5372
Wed Mar 28, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?
Replies: 153
Views: 96171

Re: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?

Aircraft Type: Stirling Serial number: EF 163 Radio call sign: JN – L Unit: ATTD 75 SQN RAF Summary: Stirling EF163 took off from RAF Mepal at 1700 hours on the night of 16/17 th December 1943, detailed to carry out mine laying off the Frisian islands. The aircraft crashed in bad visibility at Biddi...
by tranacz5372
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Operation Manna Photos
Replies: 6
Views: 2277

Re: Operation Manna Photos

from the 29th april to may 8th 1945 operation manna was launched from mepal which involved 126 sorties to drop supplies to the dutch people in western holland a truce was arranged with a german commander, lancasters from 1,3 and 8 started with 6,672 tonnes of supplies were dropped to the dutch peopl...
by tranacz5372
Sat Aug 21, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling bomber found in Dutch waters
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

Re: Stirling bomber found in Dutch waters

hi earlier in the year i contacted the air crew rememberance society regarding this article members of the family have since been over to visit the site and lay flowers i received an email regarding this visit [two pics attached ]and have heard that the society is trying to get the plane raised with...