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Old 31st August 2019, 19:03
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Re: Hamilcar's at Arnhem

Hello,

19/9/1944
No.644 Sqn.
Halifax V LL328:9U-Y
12.15-15.30

Hamilcar - This combination as others met bad weather en-route. They crossed the Channel O.K. but the rope broke in bad visibility and the Hamilcar landed safely near Ghent. P/O Blake R.T.B. safely.

J25281 P/O (Pilot) Vincent James BLAKE RCAF (later DFC)

No.644 Sqn ORB (F.541) Record of Events - Sept. 1944 - AIR 27/2159/12.
Image 28 of 44.
http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...ils/r/D8417640

and ...

http://www.644squadron.org/resources...d/blake_vj.htm

Col.
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