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by Dave_Richardson
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Bomber Command Book Recommendation
Replies: 9
Views: 2566

Bomber Command Book Recommendation

Could someone recommend at good 'starter' book or books that give an overview of Bomber Command in WW2?

Many Thanks

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Dec 12, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking 617 Squadron Details
Replies: 16
Views: 4477

Re: Looking 617 Squadron Details

Steve Is this of any help? From http://www.raf.mod.uk/dday/timeline_june5.html "Night 5/6 June Deception Sorties - The following deception sorties were flown by Bomber Command assets: Operation TAXABLE. 16 Lancasters of No 617 Squadron dropped precise Window (chaff) patterns at low level, in conjunc...
by Dave_Richardson
Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Modelling Section
Topic: Airfix Lancaster Build
Replies: 97
Views: 30675

Re: Airfix Lancaster Build

Apparently the cure for yellowing decals is to expose them to strong sunlight for a period of time. never tried it myself but picked up the tip from the Airfix Tribute Forum:

http://airfixtributeforum.myfastforum.o ... asc-20.php

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?
Replies: 11
Views: 4140

Re: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?

Cheers Steve

Much appreciated.

Kind Regards

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?
Replies: 11
Views: 4140

Re: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?

Hi Douglas

Unfortunately I don't have the logbook but I have already requested from Kew a copy of the 149 ORB. Just waiting impatiently for it to arrive!
I've also requested a copy of his service record from Cranwell.

Regards

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:22 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?
Replies: 11
Views: 4140

Re: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?

Hi John

Many thanks for that. I've emailed Hendon with a request for a copy of the card. I'll let you know the response I get

Regards

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:02 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?
Replies: 11
Views: 4140

Re: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?

Hi Douglas

Many thanks for that. I guess we'll never find out the whole story.

Regards

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?
Replies: 11
Views: 4140

Stirling R9329 Query and Photos?

Hello, This is my first post on the forum. I'm researching my late uncle's war time service in the RAF. His name was Lawrence Nicholson and he was the forward gunner on Stirling R9329, coded OJ-V of 149 squadron when it crashed on 21/08/1942 at Gibhill near Cornwood, Devon. The crew were returning f...