36 results found for: Netherlands (Resistance)

Search results for: Netherlands (Resistance)

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ROSIER, Fred (#17)

…to his final post as NATO’s deputy Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces Central Europe, based in The Netherlands, in 1970 and retired three years later. Clouds and Spitfires by Walter Monnington © IWM Art.IWM ART LD 3767 He then joined the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) as a director and military adviser…

GALBRAITH, William P (#297)

…all time attempting to end the war early by dropping Allied troops behind enemy lines into the Netherlands. The 101st Airborne Division was attached to the First British Airborne Division as also was the 82nd Airborne Division and the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade. in the FIRST ALLIED AIRBORNE ARMY….

DAVID, W Dennis (#18)

…when engaged in conversation. After the liberation of Singapore and Malaya, he was appointed Senior Air Staff Officer, Air Headquarters, Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, during operations against Javanese insurgents. Returning home in 1946, David was granted a permanent commission and reverted to the rank of squadron leader. In 1949 he…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…Gp on No.85 Mosquito Sqn. Representing SOUTH AFRICANS & SAAF #71 Henk J HOLLEMAN Henk J HOLLEMAN DFM FInstD FBIM BOSTONS & MITCHELLS Representing Royal NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE and OUR EUROPEAN ALLIES in AIR, LAND, NAVAL and RESISTANCE OPERATIONS #21 James E JOHNSON Air Vice-Marshal James E ‘Johnnie’ JOHNSON CB…

CURTIS, Lettice (#77)

…the women’s section of the ATA. The idea of women flying planes had met with great resistance, best exemplified by the following quote: “The menace,” the editor of the Aeroplane, CG Grey, had written, “is the woman who thinks she ought to be flying a high-speed bomber when she really…

MAX, Roy (#289)

…was eventually withdrawn from long-range bombing operations, and Max and his crews flew mining sorties and parachute drops to resistance groups. After converting to the Lancaster and flying a few more operations in support of the impending D-Day landings, his tour ended in May 1944, when he was awarded the…

KAGAN, Jack (#311)

…thought of selling Jewish lives to the Germans for a sack of potatoes”. He rejected an accusation that the Bielski detachment was involved in a massacre of Polish anti-Nazi resistance fighters by pro-Soviet partisans at Naliboki forest in eastern Poland on May 8, 1943, claiming that the Bielskis were stationed…

ISON, Paul E (#291)

…Kunishi Ridge. Marine tank-infantry teams adopted a technique called “processing” to destroy Japanese positions with flame and demolitions. Finally, organized resistance ended on 21 June when the last Japanese defences were breached. By now, many of the Old Breed’s battalions had been reduced to nothing more than small rifle companies.”…

MOLINARI, Mario (#217)

…he had been trained in demolition & been with the Engineers. His wife’s ZUCCOLINI family also helped in the RESISTANCE, being formally thanked for SHELTERING escaped ALLIED PRISONERS and acting in support of US 5th & BRITISH 8th ARMIES ;as from other witnesses, it was the less urban, often poor,…

Background

…– in what he sometimes calls ‘slow time’ – over severaldecades. Building on a core of Battle of Britain legends and flying aces – including five of the seven British advisors to the 1969 film ‘Battle of Britain’ – he worked hard to find similar Army, Navy, Civilian and Resistance

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…DEFENCE, action PALESTINE, TUNISIA, CRETE, 8th ARMY, N. African MARETH Line, WADIS AKARIT & ZIGZAU #47 John HACKETT Gen Sir John ‘Shan’ HACKETT GCB CBE DSO* MC MA BLitt LLD DL distinguished scholar and author, KRI HUSSAR for PARACHUTE REGT, DESERT, ITALY, ARNHEM & DUTCH RESISTANCE #272 John AL HAMILTON…

Civilians and War Production

…LOSSES from HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI B-29 atomic attacks, ending hostilities & saving POW & MILITARY LIVES. #190 Mary JOICE Mrs Mary JOICE (née BALMER) RAF Intelligence & Hackney engineer in BLITZ). WW2: Secretary to Chichester Bishop George Bell. Pre-war links to GERMAN CHRISTIAN RESISTANCE (c.f. No. 290 Dietrich Bethge, q.v.);…

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