Monthly Archives: June 2013

On this day 1942 … shot down and taken into captivity!

On this day, 7 June 1942, Dad was shot down by a twin-engined Messerschmitt 110 night fighter in the early hours. They’d been on an operation to Emden but Oblt. Ludwig Becker had seen them and shot at them from … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial

Last night, 30th May 2013, Tony and I attended the opening of the LBCM appeal at East Kirkby, Lincolnshire at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum to see the unveiling of the winning design for the memorial. Entering the hanger to … Continue reading

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