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JOHNSON, James E (#21)

…disastrous Dieppe Raid. “Over Dieppe,” Jameson recalled, “the wing was immediately bounced by a hundred FW 190s and a few Me 109s. I heard Johnson effing and blinding as he broke 610 into a fierce attack. I was hard at it dodging 190s, but I found time to speak sharply…

HALLOWES, HJL (#14)

…on 20th October 1987.” (Obituary via the excellent Battle of Britain London Monument website)   Dieppe Raid by Charles Fraser Comfort (1946) Copyright Canadian War Museum RAF 1940 Fighter Pilot (War Ministry) Dieppe Raid (1942) High Flight by John Gillespie Magee Jr. (9 June, 1922 – 11 December, 1941) Oh!…

LISKUTIN, Miroslav A (#130)

…flown by Sergeant M Liskutin of No. 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF, as he shot down a Dornier Do 217 over the English Channel, while on patrol over a convoy of returning vessels from the Dieppe raid. Copyright: © IWM C3193 When the Germans invaded his homeland in March 1939, he…

GRANDY, John (#2)

…set about improving morale, not least by inviting the catering officer to provide fare superior to the normal rations. He participated in the test flying himself, and later flew a Typhoon on the Dieppe Raid, an operation which gave him considerable insight into the limitations of the aircraft, which afterwards…

CAREY, Frank R (#27)

…Chota Carey met as a fellow patient in Dieppe. He scampered to safety with the Duke when their hospital train was bombed. Eventually Carey arrived at a casualty clearing station in Dieppe where he encountered the 16th Duke of Norfolk, a fellow patient who apologised that he was only there…

BROADHURST, Harry (#22)

…a Me109 and a Fw190, and on 19th August, during the Dieppe Raid, he destroyed a Fw190 and damaged three others. ROYAL AIR FORCE: 2ND TACTICAL AIR FORCE, 1943-1945. (CL 3862) Air Vice-Marshal J H Broadhurst, the Air Officer Commanding No 83 Group (left) and Chief of the Air Staff,…

BOGERT, Mortimer P (#170)

…for the contribution in WW2 of the ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY (his name Dutch for Orchard), who was over in Dec 1939 from Western Nova Scotia and was in Europe a full seven and a half years, from being with the 2nd CANADIAN DIVISION in DIEPPE, the fighting in SICILY, the…

BLAKESLEE, Donald J M (#294)

…later transferred to No 133, one of the three American-manned “Eagle” squadrons of the RAF, and during the Dieppe operation in August 1942 he shot down a Dornier bomber, probably destroyed a Focke Wulf 190, and damaged two others. He was awarded a DFC after completing 120 operations. In September…

PORTEOUS, Patrick A (#93)

…(bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Recipient of the Victoria Cross. ROYAL ARTILLERY, son of Brig.9th GHURKAS, RMA WOOLWICII, BEF 39/40, 6th AA REGIMENT; wounded, Ied attack` For: DIEPPE, CANADIAN & all Casualties 19 August 1942…

PANTER, Frank H T (#216)

…before having to take part in thetragic delivery into slaughter of so many CANADIANS, as they were lowered into their LANDING CRAFT at DIEPPE; then TRAINING APPRENTICES (16-21 yr olds). Frank was a DUTY OFFICER at the ROYAL NAVAL BASE on 5/6th JUNE, as the INVASION FLEET went; appointed to…

GILLARD, George (#274)

…talks. In October 1941 he joined the BBC staff at Bristol, first as a talks assistant and then became a war correspondent with the Army’s Southern Command. He was the only BBC correspondent to cover the Dieppe Raid. When he went out to the Middle East as one of the…

ROSIER, Fred (#17)

…the 23rd, via Dieppe. Above the Clouds by Vivian Pitchforth © IWM Art.IWM ART LD 2308 After recovering Rosier was at No. 1 RAF Depot Uxbridge, awaiting a posting. On 6th October 1940 he rejoined 229 Squadron, then at Northolt, as a supernumerary. When the CO, S/Ldr. AJ Banham, was…

DONNET, Michel GL (#157)

…fighter sweeps, bomber escorts (often Bostons but then training up USAAF B-17 Fortresses) and Rhubarbs. Later 64 after a rest became the first Sqn to re-equip with the Mk IX required for FW190s and giving Mike his first kill against them in July just before Dieppe; more escorts and promotion…

GILLAM, Denys (#25)

…down over English Channel, 9/1941. Aspects of operations commanding Typhoon Wing, No 12 Group, Fighter Command, RAF in GB, 3/1942-10/1942: formation of wing at RAF Duxford, 3/1944; operations during Dieppe Raid, 19/8/1942; character of Hawker Typhoon. Aspects of operations commanding No 146 Wing, 2nd Tactical Air Force, RAF in GB…

BRYAN, Wendy (#6)

…that he had only one card worth playing. “Do you know who I am?” he riposted. “No,” said Lovat in bewilderment. “Thank God!” exclaimed Bryan – and escaped into the darkness. IWM caption: THE DIEPPE RAID, 19 AUGUST 1942: Lt Col The Lord Lovat, CO of No. 4 Commando, at…

SMITH, Irving S (#109)

…German forces of sleep; lack of German fighter opposition; effectiveness of German anti-aircraft fire; vulnerability of wooden De Havilland Mosquito to damage; abortive bombing raid flown below anti-aircraft level; second bombing raid on Le Havre using Oboe; German anti-aircraft opposition to attacks on V1 Flying Bomb sites near Dieppe, France….

SUTTON, Thomas A (#308)

…of everything which sailors must do. He was commissioned into Combined Operations, the main choice in the Spring of 1943, with Dieppe having been and gone – other choices open at that time were Minesweepers, Gunnery and Wireless which included Asdic. Having been on a battleship with 1,600 men, Tom…

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…

Civilians and War Production

…ESTABLISHMENT #41 George RF EDWARDS Sir George RF EDWARDS OM CBE FREng FRS DL For: wartime VICKERS-ARMSTRONG, Aircraft DESIGN and PRODUCTION, and British AVIATION INDUSTRY, later Chairman British Aircraft Corporation #274 George GILLARD Francis George ‘Frank’ GILLARD CBE Wat correspondent who witnessed and reported (Independent) on DIEPPE RAID, D-DAY, EIGHTH…

Background

…on each print is extraordinary… Medal Group of Lieutenant Thomas W GOULD VC RNVR, just one of the fourteen VC award holders who have signed each the print. Fourteen Victoria Crosses, including: Leonard Cheshire #31; the WWII’s first VC, Dickie Annand #44; the Dieppe Raid’s Patrick Porteous #93; Gurkha Ganju…

Naval & Naval Air

…VENICE, TRIESTE, ADRIATIC PORTS Representing ROYAL NAVY MINESWEEPING #216 Frank H T PANTER Lt Frank H T PANTER DSC RN From CRUISERS & 3 CARRIERS for SHIPWRIGHTS Dec39 AJAX, EXETER, RIVER PLATE ‘GRAF SPEE’, GLENGYLE CDO ASSAULTS Jul41 LITANI SYRIA, DIEPPE, HMS ANSON HONG KONG JAPANESE SURRENDER & return PoWs…

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