9 results found for: Brussels

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DUMON, Andrée Antoine (#158)

…to this day: The untold WWII story “Nadine Dumon was in her pale yellow pyjamas when the Gestapo broke down the door of her family’s home in Brussels. “They came at 7am, their cars screeching to a halt outside. My father ran to tell me to get out through the…

DONNET, Michel GL (#157)

…and their officer training at Evere. After invasion, air operations in a chaotic environment, an attempted escape (his friend Lt Didier made thirteen!) and 6 months of incarceration, and a Jan41 release return to near Brussels, their plot was hatched in April and, not without many adventures, mishaps, setbacks and…

JOHNSON, James E (#21)

…Europe campaign; nature of aerial fighting over Europe 1944-1945; operations from Brussels Evere, Belgium, autumn 1944. REEL 3: Continues lack of involvement in Operation Market Garden, 9/1944; damage inflicted by German Air Force attack on Brussels Evere, Belgium, 1/1/1944; living conditions in Belgium; promotion to group captain commanding 125 Wing,…

BOGERT, Mortimer P (#170)

…was in Europe a full seven and a half years, from being with the 2nd CANADIAN DIVISION in DIEPPE, the fighting in SICILY, the advance up to POTENZA in EASTERN ITALY, as well as landing in SOUTHERN FRANCE and going right through up to BRUSSELS and including the post-war OCCUPATION….

GALBRAITH, William P (#297)

…dragged by Dutch Pete Klompmaker into his house and tending, his wounds. Bill would need speedy attention and via the Advanced Aid Station would be flown back to Brussels and returned to UK. Jim met his Scots future wife, Anna, in Britain and after returning to the USA in “Larkspur”,…

REID, William I (#61)

…Belaria and Stalag III A, Luckenwalde, Germany, 8/1944-4/1945: initial interrogation and removal to Brussels, Belgium; interrogation in Dulag Luft, Oberursel. REEL 2 Continues: removal to satellite camp of Stalag Luft III at Belaria; morale of POWs; rations; German knowledge of his Victoria Cross; use of illicit wireless sets; mixing of…

ANNAND, Richard W (#44)

…the south side of the River Dyle, east of Brussels, with battalion headquarters established in the ominously named village of La Tombe. The German assault began shortly after dawn. Annand’s platoon, in position astride a blown bridge, had beaten off a strong attack the previous night and was now facing…

GRANDY, John (#2)

…fighter. Soon afterwards he was given command of No 249 Squadron. After the war he was heavily involved in the evacuation of civilians during the bloody fighting in the Dutch East Indies, then attended the Army staff college course. He had a two-year spell as Air Attaché in Brussels before…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…years from Dec 1939; with 2nd CANADIAN DIV for DIEPPE, SICILY, E. ITALY, S. FRANCE to BRUSSELS & OCCUPATION For: the ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY #198 J Edwin BOWMAN Sgt J Edwin ‘Ted’ BOWMAN FRANCE with BEF (blown up twice), DUNKIRK 22nd FIELD REGT, torpedoed ‘Empire Rowan’ 23Mar43, 32 FIELD N…

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