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by neil40
Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Aerial Photograph
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

Re: Aerial Photograph

AlanW wrote:Is it this one
Alan

No, this is the one
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It doesn't look like the right camp.
Just googled and I think your picture is Stalag VII-A (no Luft)
Regards
Neil
by neil40
Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Aerial Photograph
Replies: 4
Views: 1138

Aerial Photograph

Hello all, Not sure if this is the appropriate section or not. In the book "The Long Road" by Oliver Clutton-Brock, about the POW camp Stalag Luft 7 Located at Bankau (Bakow), Silesia, is an aerial photo of the camp taken at 28,000 feet on 5th September 1944. It is credited as being in the collectio...
by neil40
Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Pilot Training
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Re: Pilot Training

Richard,

Brilliant
I would like a HD copy please. I will message you privately with my email address.

Neil
by neil40
Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Pilot Training
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Re: Pilot Training

Thanks Pete, that's brilliant.

I look forward to the HCU

Neil
by neil40
Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Pilot Training
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Re: Pilot Training

Richard Yes, this is my Uncle, William Edwin 'Ted' Grantham, who went on to 61 Squadron and died on the crews 24th mission, on the night of 7/8 July 1944. Pete Yes, the early flights at 29 OTU are 'Circuits and Landing's' with the dual pilots, then the odd 'solo', a few more dual, then a run of sol...
by neil40
Wed Jan 20, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Pilot Training
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Pilot Training

Hi all In the absence of a log book for my Uncle's RAF pilot career with Bomber command, I have obtained copies of the log books of his Navigator and and Air bomber. While they are at 29 OTU flying Wellingtons, and also 1661 HCU flying Stirlings, my Uncle is often one of two pilots named on a traini...
by neil40
Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Flight "Magazine"
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Re: Flight "Magazine"

Hi Isn't the whole of Flight Magazine nicely made available on line here: https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/ From 1909 to 2005? You can search on any words. The October Issue starts here: https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1944/1944%20-%202025.html James Thanks James That's exactly ...
by neil40
Wed Dec 23, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Flight "Magazine"
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Flight "Magazine"

Hello all Not sure whether to post this here or in Documentation. I have been sent a copy of a letter from one of the survivors of my Uncle's crew, who wrote to the relatives of one who perished. In this, he says 'I have just read about Peter in "Flight" the issue of Oct 5th 1944. All the crew are m...
by neil40
Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking for relatives of crew of Lancaster ND867 - 61 Squadron
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Looking for relatives of crew of Lancaster ND867 - 61 Squadron

Happy to report contact with Geoff Berry's daughter end of last week.

Now in touch with all crew members families

Cheers
Neil
by neil40
Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:17 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking for relatives of crew of Lancaster ND867 - 61 Squadron
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: Looking for relatives of crew of Lancaster ND867 - 61 Squadron

There is a possibility that Ronald Towndrow was born in 1922 in Sheffield. Younger brother Raymond and older sister Dorothy. hope this helps Peter Hi Neil It's an unusual name and I did a little research for your in the Birth's Marriages and Deaths. good luck Peter Cheers Peter I'd found a few cand...