6 results found for: Iraq

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DUDGEON, AG (#187)

Air Vice-Marshal Tony Dudgeon played a key role in a little-known, but crucial, air campaign that prevented the Germans gaining access to the Iraqi oil fields and a possible offensive from the east against the undefended Suez Canal. When the rabidly anti-British and pro-Axis Rashid Ali el Ghailani seized power…

HOLDER, Paul (#191)

“Holder crash-landed upside down on Habbaniya’s station golf course and was trapped with his head in the sand of a bunker.” “AIR MARSHAL SIR PAUL HOLDER took part in the Second World War defence of Habbaniya, Iraq, when the RAF’s station there was attacked and besieged by the Iraqi nationalist…

CLEERE, Patrick (#236)

…Poona) conversion to Gen GRANT Tanks. RETURN to MIDDLE EAST In mid 1943, embarking now as SQN QMS for Basra IRAQ, then ALEPPO in SYRIA, he had in Jul43 to disarm a mutinied Greek Brigade, before returning to EGYPT; ITALIAN FRONT On 4May44 as 2nd Troop C SQN leader, he…

Battle of Britain

…few”. Halton, 1 of only 3 airmen taught to fly on 19 Sqn trial, 41 Sqn, Iraq, OC 43(F) Sqn, lost eye on eve of BATTLE OF BRITAIN combat, CO Hornchurch, Sector Cdr & RAF Delegation to USA #102 Thomas F NEIL Wing Commander Thomas F ‘Ginger’ NEIL DFC DFC*…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…6 Sep 1943 #11 C George LOTT Air Vice Marshall C George LOTT CB CBE DSO DFC (5 e/a) “One of the very first of the few”. Halton, 1 of only 3 airmen taught to fly on 19 Sqn trial, 41 Sqn, Iraq, OC 43(F) Sqn, lost eye on eve…

LOTT, C George (#11)

Air Vice Marshall C George LOTT CB CBE DSO DFC (5 e/a) “One of the very first of the few”. Halton, 1 of only 3 airmen taught to fly on 19 Sqn trial, 41 Sqn, Iraq, OC 43(F) Sqn, lost eye on eve of BATTLE OF BRITAIN combat, CO Hornchurch,…

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