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Old 1st July 2019, 20:42
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Re: Ghostbombers updates

Nick, You add another very interesting information. These fields of History are exciting ! Philippe
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Old 2nd October 2019, 13:15
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Re: Ghostbombers updates

I've just uploaded a new set of updates (should have been yesterday but the server refused to connect):
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: an expanded account of the raid on Bari (2 December 1943)
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: a report of aircrew opinions about the He 177 (19 February 1944)
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: an extensive account of the operation against convoy UGS-40, "ELEMENT" (9–11 May 1944)
  • Operation Paula (3 June 1940): numerous additions.
  • Adlertag (13 August 1940): additional details from OKW conferences.
  • He 111 torpedo operations: extracts added from Kriegsmarine War Diaries.
  • KGr. 100, the first weeks in France: two small additions (3 and 17 August 1940)
  • Camouflage and markings: an instruction given on 29 August 1940.
  • 1940 loss reports: more about the RAF's attack on Eindhoven (9–10 September 1940)
  • Kommando Koch: an addition to the Operation Cerberus page from a Kriegsmarien chronology.
  • Geschwader Bongart: an addition about Operation Maibaum.
  • Operation Zeisig: more about two captured airmen.
  • NSG 9: Bernd Schewen and SG 151 aircraft, corrections thanks to Nigel Moore.
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Old 29th November 2019, 15:09
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Re: Ghostbombers updates

To mark 15 years of www.ghostbombers.com, I've posted the following updates today:
  • Kommando Koch: additions throughout
  • Kommando Rastedter: several additions, including more about Aphrodite, Thetis and Unternehmen Cerberus
  • Sonderstaffel Kaatsch: one addition about reconnaissance from Italy in support of 157. Reseerve Division
  • Nachtjagdstaffel Norwegen: one addition from a Kriegsmarine report
  • SG 4 and the Battle for Normandy: a British account of the bombing of Horsa Bridge on 8 June 1944
  • Invasion Watch, an addition for 5 May 1944
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: additions regarding the 26/27 August 1944 raid on Paris, including a bomb-damage photograph courtesy of Philippe Cannone.
  • Geschwader Bongart: SOE Jedburgh Team reports on actions at Le Cheylard and Privas
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Old 1st March 2020, 10:30
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I've posted the following updates this morning:
  • Kommando Koch: additions throughout.
  • Kommando Rastedter: additions thoughout.
  • Sonderstaffel Kaatsch: one addition about reconnaissance from Italy in support of 157. Reserve Division
  • Kommando Kunkel: addition about an operation on 27 May 1944.
  • Jagdgruppe 200: addition about an operation on 4 June 1944.
  • Invasion Watch: additional material throughout, mainly from German naval sources.
  • The Bf 109 H with 5.(F)/123: some small additions.
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: a pilot's account of the 2/3 December 1943 raid on Bari (thanks to Bernd Barbas).
  • Geschwader Bongart: a German descrpition of the devastation after the bombing of Guéret and a photo of bomb damage in Cluny (thanks once again to Philippe Cannone).
  • II./SG 10 in Yugoslavia: an addition regarding 30 October 1944 (thanks to Russell Guest)
  • Heinz Hauck and 6.(F)/123: more about 3./KG 66 radar investigation flights.
  • Operation Dragoon: images of a 2./SAGr. 128 Ar 196, abandoned near Chalons-sur-Saône (thanks to Henofred and RT of the 12 o'clock high forum).
  • Markings and camouflage: underwing camouflage on a Ju 88 of 8./KG 54 in Sicily, summer 1943.
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Old 19th May 2020, 17:52
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I've posted the following updates this afternoon:
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: more information about LG 1's mining of the River Scheldt; more about a Wekusta 26 loss on reconnaissance over the Adriatic.
  • NSG 9: much more about the Mosquito claimed by Wener Hensel (thanks to Enzo Lanconelli).
  • Geschwader Bongart: ZG 1and FAGr. 5's part in Exercise Arabella (December 1943).
  • Kommando Koch: German naval advice about the use of radar-warning systems and an account of the attack on the Portofino convoy (4 November 1943).
  • Kommando Rastedter: a new page about U-boat radar decoys, information on two Ju 188 of 3.(F)/123 and updates to the list of sources.
  • Geschwader recognition bands: an extract from the 1./Seekriegsleitung diary about the concentration of fighters for an attempt to halt the Allies' daylight bombing offensive.
  • Nachtjagdstaffel Finnland/Norwegen: a flight from Nautsi by the unit's He 219.
  • Operation Dragoon: brief reconnaissance reports from 14 and 15 August 1944.
  • I./JG 4 heads home: information on a Bf 109 G-14 lost on 2 October 1944.
  • Sonderstaffel Kaatsch: addition about 19th Army reaching Chalons-sur-Saône.
  • Guide to ULTRA: reference to a 1985 magazine article making early use of a decrypt.
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Thank you Nick!
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Old 19th May 2020, 20:24
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Thank you ! Always interesting !!
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Highly appreciated, Nick. A special thanks for I./JG 4's retreat enhanced coverage.

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Thanks for the interesting reads.
One very minor comment. In:
http://www.ghostbombers.com/recon/Rastedter/lj11.html
The Ju388 is referred to as both
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300006
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Thanks for the interesting reads.
One very minor comment. In:
http://www.ghostbombers.com/recon/Rastedter/lj11.html
The Ju388 is referred to as both
3000006
300006
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Thanks, I'll fix that.
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