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In search of: Mosquito MM233, Royal Air Force

On Sepmber 2, 1944, a lone Mosquito of No. 544 Sqn. RAF, flown by F/O Harry Woods (Serial: 139965) and F/SGT Philip Bullimore (Serial: 1545776), is on a long-range reconnaissance mission down the river Elbe. West of J├╝terbog, the Mosquito … Continue reading

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In search of: Mosquito MM231, Royal Air Force

On September 18, 1944, a Mosquito of No. 544. Sqn. RAF, flown by F/LT Geoffrey Colin Devas Hunter, DFC, (Serial: 126596) and F/O John Fielden, DFC, (Serial: 141154) left her base at Benson/UK at 11:55 hrs. for a mission to … Continue reading

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Information on RAF Light Night Striking Force Air Crew Members

In preparation for an upcoming publication, I am looking for personal information on members of the Light Night Striking Force that got killed, went missing or were taken POW during missions to Berlin in late 1944 and 1945. I have … Continue reading

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The Messerschmitt Me 262 of 10./NJG 11

While researching the unit history of 10./NJG 11 (see here), also known as Kommando Welter, one of the interesting questions is: which aircraft were flown by Kurt Welter and his men – when he was at Rechlin doing testing, when … Continue reading

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New “home” for “Kommando Welter”

My information on 10./NJG 11 – also known as “Kommando Welter” has now been updated and translated to English. It also comes with a completely new web site, please go and visit

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Luftwaffe Navigation Map

I have mentioned it before – I prefer to have access to “authentic” material when writing or illustrating my work. This time, eBay provided a possibility to get my hands on an original Luftwaffe navigation map. The map itself is … Continue reading

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“Kommando Welter” – The 10./NJG 11

I have promised this for quite some time, now I have reached a point where I want to live up to my promise. A few comments, I hope, are allowed though: I have spent about a year researching the background … Continue reading

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