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Old 22nd April 2013, 01:49
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RAF 75 Squadron missions Sep-Oct 44

Hi Im missing a page of a copy of my uncles logbook. Can someone fill in the missions between 27Sep44 to Calais to 2Nov44 to Homberg? Many thanks Andy NZ
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Old 22nd April 2013, 04:44
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Re: RAF 75 Squadron missions Sep-Oct 44

Hello,

Sept. 1944.

-----27 - Calais - Support - 14 a/c. - Daylight
-----28 - Calais - Support - 12 a/c. - 11 didn't bomb
--29/30 - Minelaying - Kattegat - 5 a/c.

Oct. 1944.

------3 - West Kappelle Dyke - 21 a/c. - Daylight
----4/5 - Minelaying - Kattegat - 5 a/c.
----5/6 - Saarbrucken - 31 a/c. - 1 a/c. lost - 17 didn't bomb
----6/7 - Dortmund - 29 a/c. - 1 a/c. lost
------7 - Emmerich - 26 a/c. - Daylight
-----14 - Duisburg - 31 a/c. - Daylight
--14/15 - Duisburg - 29 a/c.
--15/16 - Minelaying - Kattegat - 5 a/c.
-----18 - Bonn - 16 a/c. - Daylight
--19/20 - Stuttgart - 28 a/c.
-----21 - Flushing - Gun Battery - 25 a/c. - 1 a/c. lost - Daylight
-----22 - Neuss - 9 a/c. - Daylight
--23/24 - Essen - 27 a/c.
-----25 - Essen - 26 a/c. - Daylight
-----26 - Leverkusen - 10 a/c. - Daylight
-----28 - Flushing - 13 a/c. - Daylight
-----28 - Cologne - 7 a/c. - Daylight
-----29 - West Kappelle - 14 a/c. - Daylight
-----30 - Wesseling - 6 a/c. - Daylight
--30/31 - Cologne - 21 a/c.
-----31 - Bottrop - Oil Plant - 6 a/c. - Daylight

Nov. 1944.

---31/1 - Cologne - 18 a/c.
------2 - Homberg - 20 a/c. - Daylight

See:
Forever Strong:The History of 75 Squadron RNZAF 1916-1990
Franks,Norman.
Auckland:Random Century,1991.
pp.210-11.

Col.
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Old 22nd April 2013, 04:59
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Re: RAF 75 Squadron missions Sep-Oct 44

Thanks Thats a few more than the 8 holes i have to fill. Motat lost all his stuff so i cant get another copy. Andy
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