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Old 13th December 2007, 10:46
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Re: LW Ace PoW from BoB ‘Exchanged’ in 1943 –becomes a Bomber Killer!!!

Originally Posted by Rob Romero View Post
Lt. Walter Blume (14) was a JG26 ace of 6 victories when he became a POW during the Battle of Britain on 18 Aug 40 after crash-landing severly WIA in Canterbury (2 BoB Claims). However, he recovered and was exchanged/repatriated in Oct 43, where he flew further ops with JG27 to be further credited with 8 Viermots! Does anyone know the motivation behind this exchange and were any other pilots/notables involved in this or other arrangements?


Rob Romero
Interesting info Rob, did he survive the war? Where was he at wars end?
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