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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 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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“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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…reviewing British ULTRA Records – 10./NJG 11 Status Update

Now, while working on the additional material that keeps showing up, I also foundĀ  my way to some ULTRA Material (to be precise: DEFE 3 Data) on the website of the National Archives. I don’t know why I did not … Continue reading

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…and the data keeps coming in! – 10./NJG 11 Status Update

A little over a month ago, I published a first post about 10./NJG 11 and their history. Since then, a lot of new material has been showing up, much owed to researches like myself that graciously provided access to their … Continue reading

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Aircraft Color Profiles

Working on the flight logs of Walter Stolz and others, as well as for my previous work on the USAAF Mission #63 to Bremen and Kiel, I have found a definite need for aircraft color profiles. While there are several … Continue reading

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New Luftwaffe Flight Logs

Over the past weeks, I have managed to put my hands on a significant number of Luftwaffe Flight Logs, coming from various sources. I am not nearly done with reviewing the contents of the logs but have amended the Flight … Continue reading

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