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FENNESSY, Edward (#54)

…to be extended to 18 stations, giving Fighter Command a significant advantage in the air battle of 1940. Chain Radio (Spitfire station) By the time war did break out, Fennessy was based at Harrogate, working on the Chain Home installation programme. At the time the only “office” available for him…

CURRAN, Samuel (#182)

…became Strathclyde University — the first British university to be devoted primarily to science and technology — he served as its first principal- and Vice-Chancellor, posts he held until his retirement in 1980. Knighted in 1970, Curran was particularly concerned about energy resources and their connections with environmental problems. He…

BABINGTON-SMITH, Constance (#180)

…540 Squadron flown by Squadron Leader J R H Merifield and his navigator Flying Officer W N Whalley.CL 1055. Part of AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION Merifield J R H (Sqn Ldr) and Whalley W N (Fg Off): No. 540 Squadron RAF As Flight Officer Constance Babington Smith…

DUMON, Andrée Antoine (#158)

…few thousand – somewhere between 3,000 and 5,000 – evaded capture, stayed free and made a ‘home run’, usually by travelling across occupied France, over the Pyrenees and into neutral Spain. Their courage was constantly tested as they fought the most intimate of wars in the enemy’s own backyard. They…

MUNRO, John (#201)

…AVENGER OPERATIONS (at times with pilot, later Vice-Adm Gus Halliday DSC) flying over HOME WATERS & the ATLANTIC (then often with Lt later Rear-Adm David KIRKE CB CBE RN), and later with the EAST INDIES FLEET for the important raids on the Songei Gerong PALEMBANG OIL REFINERY installations 29 Jan…

ELLISON, Lorna (#174)

…days after the attack. Hitler was so angry he ordered the villages of Lidice and Lezaky, wrongly linked with the assassins, levelled. An estimated 5,000 to 10,000 villagers were murdered. Back in Shropshire, Jan and Jozef’s sacrifice was a source of sorrow for two sisters – but also of lifelong…

BETHGE, Dietrich (#290)

…the Abwehr. Bonhoeffer was, for instance, suspected of evading military call-up, using the Abwehr to circumvent a Gestapo injunction against public speaking and staying in Berlin. After the failure of the July 20 Plot on Hitler’s life in 1944 and the discovery of secret Abwehr documents relating to the conspiracy…

STORK, J Royden (#301)

…14 hours and 10 to15 minutes for the mission until the engine coughed and we baled out.” As 2nd Lt co-pilot, Royden represents here also his No.10 crew of the 16 Mitchells, his pilot Lt Richard O Joyce, navigator and bombardier Horace E Crouch, flight engineer Sgt George F Larkin…

SWETT, James Elms (#302)

…about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of Guadalcanal, the American fighters came in contact with an estimated 150 enemy aircraft. Swett, in combat for the first time, quickly engaged three Aichi D3A Type 99 (American reporting name, “Val”) dive bombers. He shot them down. Becoming separated from his flight, he…

LISKUTIN, Miroslav A (#130)

…to Britain, where he lived for the rest of his life.” (Michael J Hawkins, Bratislava) https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-45516556#:~:text=Winston%20Churchill%20described%20the%20Battle,they%20weren’t%20all%20British. THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940. Hurricane pilots of No. 310 (Czechoslovak) Squadron at Duxford, 7 September 1940. In the background is Hawker Hurricane Mk I P3143 ‘NN-D’. Copyright: © IWM CH 1299 Scenes from…

de CLARENS, Vicomtesse (#161)

…Königsberg (a punishment camp), and Torgau could not break her.” [Wikipedia] “Jeannie de Clarens is hereby awarded the Agency Seal Medallion for heroic and momentous contribution to Allied efforts during World War II as a member of the French Resistance. At the age of 20, she used her position as…

GREGORY, WJ (#95)

…at 16,000 feet, Gregory landed on the roof of Lime Street station – and as he climbed down to the ground rail passengers mistook him for a German airman and roughed him up. RADAR A.I. MK.VIIIA IN BEAUFIGHTER NIGHT FIGHTERS (CH 16664) Original wartime caption: The system of installation of…

RASMUSSEN, Philip M (#293)

…to 9,000 feet and spotted some Japanese ‘Val’ dive bombers and dived to attack them.” They received orders by radio to fly to Kaneohe Bay on the north-east side of the island and engaged 11 Japanese aircraft. Despite having a jammed .30 caliber gun and only limited capability with his…

JOHNSON, James E (#21)

…Johnnie’s story in three volumes, the Spitfire Top Gun series (Part One: Ramrod Publications, 2002, Part Two: Victory Books, 2005), but never got around to writing the third and final instalment. Instead, I wrote Spitfire Ace of Aces, being the full account (Amberley Publishing, 2011). For a variety of reasons…

TOWNSEND, Peter W (#12)

…Townsend was blooded in February 1940 when he and two other pilots flying Hurricanes shot down a Heinkel 111 near Whitby. His score of claimed and confirmed continued and in April he was awarded the DFC. “Flight Lieutenant Peter Wooldridge Townsend (33178) In April 1940, whilst on patrol over the…

BURN, Michael C (#86)

…500 to 1,000 feet above us and coming straight on like a swarm of locusts. I remember cursing and going automatically into line astern; the next moment we were in among them and it was each man for himself. As soon as they saw us they spread out and dived,…

HANBURY BROWN, Robert (#196)

…himself made astronomical measurements using the 218ft diameter fixed paraboloidal dish, and was thrilled by the detection of radio emission from our own galaxy with a sensitive receiver he himself had built and installed. With Cyril Hazard he succeeded in detecting similar emissions from the nearest large spiral galaxy to…

DUDGEON, AG (#187)

…Mediterranean, all aircraft reinforcements for the Middle East were shipped to Takoradi in the Gold Coast (now Ghana), where they were re-assembled and ferried 4,000 miles to Cairo. Once the Germans had retreated to Tunisia, it was possible to shorten the ferry route by transferring the western terminal to Casablanca….

LLOYD-OWEN, David (#273)

…the small group of unorthodox commandos on the eve of a British counter attack, locate the enemy fuel dump and successfully destroy it. 1930 Sahara Desert exploration Egypt and Libya with Ralph A. Bagnold “Brigadier Ralph Alger Bagnold (3 April 1896 – 28 May 1990) was the founder and first…

MacLENNAN, Roddie (#184)

…CROSS for all the crew of his gallant Armed Merchant Cruiser, HMS JERVIS BAY, with her instant distractive aggression against the massive “Admiral Scheer”, going down with guns firing as she was sunk by her adversary’s overwhelming armament an 5 Nov 1940, which saved 33 of the 37 CONVOY ships….

Alan Pollock

…while flying in cloud; ejector seat training; assessment as pilots and award of wings; detachment to Eastleigh, Kenya. 8/1954, including flight out in Handley Page Hastings and Vickers Valetta, Mau Mau situation, safaris trip and bombing mission in Harvard and Lincoln with 1340 Flight, RAF, 20/8/1954; attachment to attachment to…

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