78 results found for: Asdic (Anti-Submarine Detection)

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HALLOWES, HJL (#14)

…numerous barrage balloons are shown floating above the trees. Operated by RAF Balloon Command, barrage balloons were used to protect cities from air attack. They forced German aircraft to operate at higher altitudes, reducing the accuracy of their bombing and bringing them within range of anti-aircraft guns.” Hallowes was promoted…

Alan Pollock

…he recalls, “very anti” about the condition of the War Widows, which amounted to “£1 a week, and a bob a day if they had a child.” Shortly after he joined the campaign, which included Dame Vera Lynn among its high profile supporters, the Government recognised that a number of…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…AFRICA & ITALY, severe wounds 9Apr44 FIELD GUN BATTERIES ROYAL ARTILLERY #305 Arthur W BRITTON Arthur W ‘Peter’ BRITTON SEARCHLIGHT ops, ANTI-A/C ARTILLERY & MIDDLESEX Regt, TERRITORIALS, 8th PUNJAB REGIMENT, CHIN HILLS & GURKHA Bns, (wife Red Cross VAD nurse) #156 William BROWN Lance Corporal William BROWN 9th Bn ROYAL…

Civilians and War Production

detection of a surfaced submarine in a rough sea would have been negligible, with catastrophic consequences for the British merchant fleet in the first years of the war.” (Telegraph). One of the original Bawdsey Boffins. Memoir Boffin: A Personal Story of the Early Days of Radar, Radio Astronomy and Quantum…

WW1 Signatories

…#250 Phillip BRISTOW Pilot (Seaplane) Lieutenant Conrad Phillip BRISTOW Joined RNAS in 1917 & left in 1919 as a Flight Lieutenant RAF. Flew SHORT 184 seaplanes over (936 made, in Battle of Jutland 1, one 1st torpedo sinking) 2 years: 230lb bomb (+ 2 pigeons), ANTI-SUBMARINE RECCE 406, 442 Flts…

Resistance

…PARTISANS killed and about 200,000 civilians dying. #159 Johannes van ERP Johannes (Jan) van ERP for DUTCH RESISTANCE spirit, HELMOND ‘Boy with the bicycle’ , replacing their dead comrade helped guard & guide exhausted BREN GUN ANTI-TANK CARRIER CREW, L/CPL Jack PRATT, Horace READ, Bill HOLDEN #173 Simon S WERTHEIMER…

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