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by Dave_Richardson
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Bomber Command Memorial Book
Replies: 1
Views: 1163

Bomber Command Memorial Book

The Bomber Command Memorial Book can be re-ordered here:

http://www.fightinghigh.com/memorialbook.htm

£10 from every sale goes to the Memorial Fund

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 154
Replies: 7
Views: 2726

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge No: 154

I'd say you're spot on there Richard.

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Bomber Command Memorial
Replies: 21
Views: 8120

Re: Bomber Command Memorial

Whilst looking on Youtube to see if the documentary had been put up yet I came across these links which might be of interest: this one is the BBC highlights of the memorial unveiling: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVnanoHzE3U&feature=related this one is a BBC Timewatch programme entitled 'The Bombi...
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Bomber Command Memorial
Replies: 21
Views: 8120

Re: Bomber Command Memorial

The memorial unveiling seems to have got pretty good coverage. Here's a couple of links that I liked@ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/raf-bomber-command/9356703/Bomber-Command-memorial-portraits-then-and-now.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18634283 Apparently the Lancaster pilot's taxi call to ...
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Bomber Command Memorial
Replies: 21
Views: 8120

Re: Bomber Command Memorial

Just a heads up to let UK based forum members that ITV have come in a bit late (must have an American producer ;) ) on the Bomber Command Memorial. They're screening a programme on Tuesday 3rd July at 9.00pm simply called 'Bomber Command'. Here's what the Radio times has to say: "Days after the Quee...
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Name The Target & Turning Points No2
Replies: 13
Views: 3413

Re: Name The Target & Turning Points No2

Well, I'm with Richard on this on. 630 Squadron taking off from East kirkby in a Lanc. Then I get lost! The turning points seem to be on the Baltic Coast, Kappeln?, Then dropping down into Germany, Neumunster?. The target co-ordinates give you Leipzig if you punch them into Google Maps but Google Ea...
by Dave_Richardson
Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Headquarters
Topic: Bomber Command Memorial
Replies: 21
Views: 8120

Re: Bomber Command Memorial

Thanks for posting the photos Max, the figures look fantastic. It must have been an unforgettable experience being there. I have to say the bit that brought a lump to my throat was this: http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee474/gricer4321/poppylanc.jpg Photo copyright The Sun Newspaper (not that I ...
by Dave_Richardson
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command - East Midlands
Replies: 1
Views: 794

Re: Bomber Command - East Midlands

Here's a link to the bit about BC that doesn't appear to be time limited. Only 3 minutes long but worth a look:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18505862

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Memorial News - Part 3
Replies: 1
Views: 766

Memorial News - Part 3

The sculpture of the aircrew has now been put into place. Have a look at this link for some remarkable photographs charting the progress of the memorial http://www.bombercommandmemorial.co.uk/ Here's one from the 'Sculpture' Section showing just how big the statues are. http://i1229.photobucket.com/...