35 results found for: United States

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DAUNCEY, Michael DK (#110)

…said afterwards, but the Germans only had eyes for the two attractive girls, also on bicycles, who led the way. Members of the Eindhoven Resistance with troops of the United States 101st Airborne Division in Eindhoven during Operation Market Garden, September 1944 Explore our Resistance section, which including Johannes ‘Jan’…

LIANG, Piao-Chang (#192)

…CHINESE ARMY and AIR FORCE, and RESISTANCE of CHINA itself. China never went Vichy so the Japanese became inextricably involved, tying down massive forces on Chinese mainland to allow AMERICAN island hopping STRATEGY; a Chinese book states 1.3M ARMY dead, 4,321 AIR FORCE & that no NAVY statistics are held….

AKHMETOV, Adil (#296)

…WW2 and approximately two million Kazakhs had been lost during Stalin’s collectivization and purges already even before Germany invaded. Adil speaks virtually a dozen languages, many related to Kazakh and thus feels close to many other of the ex-Soviet states. Because only one of his five relatives who went to…

FRASER, Ian E (#67)

…Medals) In addition he was a Younger Brother of Trinity House and, since 2002, had been United Kingdom vice-chairman of the VC/GC Association. His memoirs, Frogman VC, were published in 1957. Ian Fraser married, in 1943, his childhood sweetheart, Melba Hughes, who was serving as a Wren at Pwllheli on…

CALVERT, J Michael (#152)

…tendon in a football match. He returned to the United Kingdom and in March 1945, was picked to succeed Brigadier R.W. McLeod in command of the Special Air Service brigade. Leading again from in front he took two French parachute units of that brigade into eastern Holland and north-west Germany…

LOTT, C George (#11)

…1 Owner/operator: 43 (China-British) Squadron Royal Air Force (43 (China-British) Sqn RAF) Registration: P3464 C/n / msn: FT-A Fatalities: Fatalities: / Occupants: 1 Other fatalities: Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 3 miles from RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex – United Kingdom Phase: Landing Nature: Military Departure airport:…

LISKUTIN, Miroslav A (#130)

Squadron Leader Miroslav Antonin ‘Tony’ Liskutin DFC AFC, the last Czech pilot then living who fought in the Battle of Britain, takes to the skies in a Spitfire once more, flying out of Biggin Hill, on 21 July 2016 – aged 96. Afterwards he said “It was like being re-united

CURTIS, Lettice (#77)

…they ferried aircraft from factories and airfields to RAF units around the United Kingdom. Weather conditions were often difficult. Until the spring of 1941 there was a government ruling that women could not fly operational aircraft, but everything changed that summer. Without any extra tuition, and just a printed preflight…

de CLARENS, Vicomtesse (#161)

…interpreter of the highest level working for the United Nations and other international organisations, Jeannie de Clarens avoided nearly all requests from journalists and historians after the war. “People want to forget”, she told the Washington Post in 1998, “people don’t want to know.” In 1993, decades after the end…

ELLISON, Lorna (#174)

…pride.” (Credit: Daily Mirror) Lorna Ellison (later Coombs) with her daughter Diana Hilson (source: Daily Mirror) Jozef Gabčík Jozef Gabčík (Source: Wikipedia) Extract from Wikipedia: “Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš were airlifted along with seven soldiers from Czechoslovak army-in-exile in the United Kingdom and two other groups named Silver A…

Alan Pollock

…of German black market and economy; firing 30mm guns at air drogue targets on Sylt ranges. REEL 10 Continues: firing 30mm guns at air drogue targets on Sylt ranges; assessment prior to passing for operational role; operational states of readiness; squadron links with South Africa; practice interceptions controlled by ground…

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