8 results found for: Antwerp

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BRIDGE, John (#154)

…German V weapon attacks on Antwerp, late 1944; leaving Antwerp, 12/1944. Recollections of mine clearance work as officer with Royal Navy in GB, 1945-1946: area of mine disposal work in North West; memories of Harold Wilson speaking at Magull c7/1945; character of work; sinking of mine with rifle fire at…

MEEKUMS, April (#68)

…justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. In memory of her brother, one of 168 CIVILIANS killed (& 121 seriously injured) in the worst V-2 attack of WW2, on 25NOV44 on Woolworths store, New Cross, Deptford (see also: ANTWERP’s V-2 BOMBING), one of the many millions of WAR CIVILIANS killed….

CALDER, Benjamin J (#176)

…as the later ANTWERP PORT system, with its AMERICAN, British & Canadian run DOCKS, where he experienced the heavy V-1 bombardment and would see the arrival of President TRUMAN, his CRUISER “AUGUSTA” and the 30 vehicle cavalcade en route to the POTSDAM CONFERENCE. Ben CALDER signs for those vital PORTS…

GILLAM, Denys (#25)

…ART LD 3032) “The Few” Copyright IWM PC 14972 Burnt-out Focke-Wulfe and Typhoon Aircraft at Antwerp (1944) by Walter Thomas Monington. Copyright: Art.IWM ART LD 5515 Rocket-firing Typhoons at the Falaise Gap, Normandy (1944) by Frank Wootton. Copyright Art.IWM ART LD 4756 Imperial War Museum Oral History: Denys Gillam REEL…

DUMON, Andrée Antoine (#158)

…its way back from a raid on Aachen, when either flak or an enemy fighter blew the starboard engine. Astonishingly, the pilot managed to land the plane on a darkened Nazi airfield outside Antwerp, skidding to a halt beside rows of parked Dorniers and Messerschmitts. They expected to find themselves…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…RANGERS, OMAHA BEACH, MULBERRY HARBOUR, ANTWERP PORT & RAIL #152 J Michael CALVERT Brigadier J Michael ‘Mike’ CALVERT DSO** MiD MA Cantab Frequently led attacks from the front, earning him the nickname ‘Mad Mike’ from men in his command. Participated in both Chindit operations and ‘instrumental in popularising the unorthodox…

War Widows & Family Losses

…Deptford (see also: ANTWERP’s V-2 BOMBING), one of the many millions of WAR CIVILIANS killed. #10 Bridie MURRAY Mrs Bridie MURRAY++ (née DAWSON) AIR MINISTRY & WAR WIDOW In memory of her husband, MOSQUITO observer Flying Officer Fergus Murray DFC (23 & 464 Sqns) & her brother, RAAF pilot Flying…

Naval & Naval Air

…#154 John BRIDGE Lieutenant Commander John BRIDGE GC GM* RNVR Top BOMB & MINE DISPOSAL expert: clears 100 bombs in PLYMOUTH, then harbours: SICILY Messina, ITALY, GOLD BEACH, ANTWERP, NIJMEGEN Bridge. #186 Len A BRIDGE Petty Officer Len A BRIDGE From East Coast ports as FELIXSTOWE & Yarmouth, 55th FLOTILLA…

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