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by Christophe
Tue Oct 06, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: 'The Mess Inn'
Topic: German Flak Towers Images
Replies: 24
Views: 7874

Re: German Flak Towers Images

ok, let's go on:

now you see the meaning of the white stripes:
Lt. Wars und Wachtmeister Alber, München, Okt. 42
Lt. Wars und Wachtmeister Alber, München, Okt. 42
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My father in law (19 years old), the second from left side:
"11.05.41, Abfahrt von Münster nach Wupertal"
"11.05.41, Abfahrt von Münster nach Wupertal"
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and that's what is called "Rohr-Krepierer" in german ("barrel burst"):
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by Christophe
Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: 'The Mess Inn'
Topic: German Flak Towers Images
Replies: 24
Views: 7874

Re: German Flak Towers Images

Okay, John, I can't resist your charme, so here are some pictures from my father-in-law, but let me start with an explication: he was (from 1939 up to September 1944) allways travelling with his flak-battery all across Germany, Pilsen (today Czech Republic) and France, because their "Flak's" were fi...
by Christophe
Wed Sep 30, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: 3 GROUP
Topic: Stirling EE903 of No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron
Replies: 10
Views: 4910

Re: Stirling EE903 of No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron

good morning john, thank you so much for your warm welcome and your condolence. But: "Rest In Peace, Horst Karl Otto S."? I am not really shure, if you would be "very pleased to hear about him" - to avoid any misunderstanding: this man was fighting on the other side, was an enemy, his job as german ...
by Christophe
Mon Sep 28, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: 3 GROUP
Topic: Stirling EE903 of No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron
Replies: 10
Views: 4910

Re: Stirling EE903 of No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron

Hallo Michael, my father in law died last month (94 years old), and what i found in an envelop were about 200 pictures with name, place, date etc. on the backside of each of them. On the following picture he wrote: "Bugkanzel (that means "Front Cockpit) einer Short Stirling, Wickrath, 31.08.1943" I ...