14 results found for: Stalingrad (Siege of)

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MACLENNAN, Ian R (#128)

…of the Allied forces during the Second Siege of Malta from 1940-1943. Mr McLennan has returned to Malta twice since 1942 – once to show the island to his wife and another time when Queen Elizabeth and then President Ċensu Tabone inaugurated the Siege Bell Memorial – a ceremony he…

WATKINS, Tasker (#256)

…Commanded by Constable Dafydd ap Ieuan, the garrison withstood the longest known siege in the history of the British Isles. (“Through Seven Years” is an alternative name for the song.) The song has also been associated with the earlier, briefer siege of Harlech Castle about 1408, which pitted the forces…

DUDGEON, AG (#187)

…obsolete training aircraft to bombers; defying orders, Dudgeon equipped his own with a crude bomb release system, which he flight-tested. Early in May the Iraqi army laid siege to the airfield, and demanded its surrender. The flying school went to war, but by the end of the first day a…

RUMBOLD, Kenneth (#188)

…ENGINES for ROYAL AIR FORCE GROUNDCREW here emphasises all the “RATS of TOBRUK”, many from Australia (where in the early 1990s nearly 5,000 were still members), who endured the 200 DAY SIEGE before striking out and joining up with NEW ZEALANDERS of EIGHTH ARMY at El Duda & El Adem…

PAVLOV, Mikhail (#120)

…please sign up to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. From Tver in KALININ; SOVIET ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, wounded twice, SIEGE of LENINGRAD ~FIELD SURGEONS, ~[ULTRA use] & 12 Jul 1943 Battle of Kursk…

KAGAN, Jack (#311)

…army at Stalingrad, and a winter that all but destroyed European Jewry. He was 13 years old and he knew that if he didn’t make the rendezvous with the partisans he would die a silent death amongst the white frozen trees. The group of nine reached a frozen river. ‘The…

AKHMETOV, Adil (#296)

…before his father had to journey 200 miles on foot to enlist in Alma Ata for his training and was lost almost certainly at STALINGRAD. Like so many families in the Soviet Union the GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR took a savage toll of their relatives. 350,000 Kazakhs would not return from…

HOLDER, Paul (#191)

…the relief of the siege, Holder was posted home where, in November 1941, he received command of No 218, a Wellington bomber squadron shortly to be re-equipped with four-engine Stirling heavy bombers at Marham in Norfolk. His first sorties were against the battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, sheltering in the heavily…

BALFOUR, Harold (#13)

…was at this time that he was awarded his first Military Cross. The citation read: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on many occasions. He has carried out many valuable reconnaissances under very adverse conditions. He has shot down two hostile machines.” SIEGE OF KUT-EL-AMARA SEEN FROM THE AIR,…

PALLOT, Peter (#304)

…before Christmas, 1945 after that period of two and a half years mostly afloat. Once much earlier his vessel had to be towed into Malta and there saw the tail end of the siege, before seeing Rodney and Nelson on their way to support landings. He would be involved in…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…3, 43, 245, OC 135 Sqn & Burma 267 Wg Ldr India, CO Fayid with 28-35 Hurricane German and Japanese victories in BATTLE OF BRITAIN and the Far East #262 Michael CAUCHI Michael CAUCHI In siege for MALTA GC, later Polish Cross of Valour on 31 SQN SAAF LIBERATORS supply…

War Widows & Family Losses

#296 Adil AKHMETOV H.E. Dr Adil AKHMETOV+ 2001 KAZAKH Ambassador Lost his father, one of 29 million SOVIET LOSSES, in the BATTLE of STALINGRAD (after walking 200 miles to enlist, ~ 1 350 of 4 family in 000 Kazakh 2m collectivisation purges) war losses ~ #101 Mary BOYD Mrs Mary…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…as M.O. STRAITS SETTLEMENTS VOLUNTEER FORCE. Sent Government first account of conditions on ‘the Death Railway’. For: FAR EAST POWs & DEATH RAILWAY’s 100,000 Asian & 17,000 Allied loses #120 Mikhail PAVLOV Colonel Mikhail PAVLOV From Tver in KALININ; SOVIET ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, wounded twice, SIEGE of LENINGRAD ~FIELD SURGEONS,…

Naval & Naval Air

…BEACH, WALCHEREN & beyond. In memory of RAF Sgt Pilot brother, REX, killed. #269 Morgan MORGAN-GILES Rear Admiral Sir Morgan MORGAN-GILES DSO OBE GM RN, 4 MiDs ARETHUSA evacuation, NORWAY attack French fleet MERS-el-KEBIR, Suez MINE disposal, TOBRUK siege, Cdr i/c RN Vis Adriatic YUGO partisans #278 Sam MORLEY Sam…

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