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February 22nd, 1945: 10./NJG 11 and “Operation Clarion”

Some sources in Literature say that Oblt. Kurt Welter and at least some of his pilots flew daylight missions to counter “Operation Clarion” on February 22/23, 1945. It is also said, that they made five claims, Oblt. Kurt Welter and … Continue reading

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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 Kommando-Welter.de.

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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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