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Mistaken identity… and I’m disappointed…

Some time back I posted a photo of a group of men from 7 Squadron in Stalag Luft III. I felt sure that I’d identified my father in the front standing row, in the middle with a forage cap and … Continue reading

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March by Moonlight – a new book

A friend of mine, Barry Love, recently had his father’s WWII memoirs published in a book titled ‘March by Moonlight’ – a volume I’ve only just finished reading. Click on the image for a link to Amazon books. Jack Love, … Continue reading

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Johnny Travis – Wireless Operator

One of the crew members on that ‘one way journey’ to Emden was Johnny Travis and he is one I wasn’t able to find too much about initially. There aren’t too many photos of him around and those are rather … Continue reading

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April – Fallingbostel POW camp -The start of the long march for dad

It was during April that dad started the ‘long march’ from Fallingbostel POW camp:   “It was early in the morning of 6th April l945 when a party of about 500 of us were called out and issued with a … Continue reading

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Contact made with son of one of aircrew shot down with dad!

I can tell I’m getting rather ‘long in the tooth’ when I get replies to emails sent out to folk who don’t know me… and I’m surprised! I have a sense, sometimes, that despite using technology such as computers for … Continue reading

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