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by Dave_Richardson
Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command - East Midlands
Replies: 1
Views: 794

Bomber Command - East Midlands

Bit short notice this one. On the aviation forum there's a post with a link to the BBC regional news programme in the East Midlands. They're running 3 short pieces about Bomber Command in the East Midlands. The 1st one was last night and is availble on iplayer until just before 7.00pm tonight. The s...
by Dave_Richardson
Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys?
Replies: 25
Views: 6313

Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys?

Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys is the title of an apparently new documentary being shown on the 'Yesterday' channel at 9.00 pm on 28th June. Here's the write up from the Radio Times: "At the height of RAF Bomber Command’s area bombardments of Germany, crew members (average age 22) flying a minimum of ...
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 97
Replies: 4
Views: 1269

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 97

The target is Hannover and I'll go for 8/9 October 1943

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Introduction and 100 Sqn Help
Replies: 26
Views: 6219

Re: Introduction and 100 Sqn Help

Hi Greg I'm not sure if you need the Admin approval to post. I've had a quick look at the FAQ's on the forum and that was no use! You could try sending an email and put the question to one of the Historic Aviation Mods on this link: http://forum.keypublishing.co.uk/showgroups.php i don't know about ...
by Dave_Richardson
Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Introduction and 100 Sqn Help
Replies: 26
Views: 6219

Re: Introduction and 100 Sqn Help

Hi Greg Welcome to the forum Could it be St. Denis-d'Oreron? F/L Curle is buried at the Le Chateau-d'Oleron Communal Cemetry. Oreron is a small island just to the north of the Gironde estuary and St. Denis-d'Oreron is on it's northern tip. If he's buried there it's likely his body was found close-by...
by Dave_Richardson
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Rear Turrets with .5 Brownings instead of .303's
Replies: 2
Views: 3249

Re: Rear Turrets with .5 Brownings instead of .303's

John

Here's a screen grab from the 'Night Bombers' DVD showing a Rose turret being fitted.

Image

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: Men of Air: The Doomed Youth of Bomber Command
Replies: 8
Views: 2462

Re: Men of Air: The Doomed Youth of Bomber Command

I have the paperback copy this book and I found it hard going because it was full of grammatical typos, words running into each other, which made it difficult to read. I'll have to seek out a hardback and give it another go.

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Books and DVD's Section
Topic: No.617 Squadron.
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Re: No.617 Squadron.

But only a tenner at Tesco and Amazon ;)

Dave
by Dave_Richardson
Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command Memorial
Replies: 1
Views: 746

Bomber Command Memorial

Looks like the memorial has got the Royal Seal of Approval:

http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/325 ... mber-crews
by Dave_Richardson
Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Operation Identification Challenge 96
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: Operation Identification Challenge 96

John, my feeble excuse is that I'm on holiday in soggy Shropshire and can only access the site via my phone and I can't see all the photos!

Dave