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Old 9th September 2017, 10:51
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Re: Ghostbombers updates

More added just now to ghostbombers.com, bringing the site up to 589 pages:
  • Kommando Sommer: five new pages, taking the account to its conclusion.
  • Ghost Bombers … NSG 9: information on the last posting of Oberstltn. Karl Vehmeyer; a new page with two frames from a film taken at Vicenza by the US War Department's Bureau of Public Relations.
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: information about an He 111 transferring to the Hungarian air force; correction to the tactical markings of Obltn. Valet's Me 262 A-2.
  • Jagdgruppe 200: more about the pilot taken prisoner by the Resistance on 14 July 1944; information about bomb damage at Avignon on 7 August 1944.
  • Geschwader Bongart: correction to the Werk Nummer of a ZG 1 Ju 88 lost on 7 June 1944; possible identification of Fhr. Johann Kössler who crashed on 8 June 1944; more about the actions at Morgins, Égletons and Abondance in August 1944.
  • Nachtjagdstaffel Norwegen: information from Rod McKenzie about incidents in which aircraft of the unit were damaged; a reconnaissance sighting of an He 219 at Kastrup on 4 May 1945
  • Markings and Camouflage: information from 1942 on the markings of a Ju 86 and a captured Hurricane.
  • Invasion Watch: statement by a captured German airman on 27 April 1944.
  • NAGr. 6: correction regarding operations on 28 February 1945.
  • Kommando Götz: RAF reconnaissance sightings of an Ar 234 by the runway at Rheine; correction regarding operations on 28 February 1945.
  • 1.(F)/100: information from Andrew Arthy about two of the unit's pilots: Fw. Heider and Obltn. Heinz Schelbert.
  • The Ar 234 in Denmark and Norway: RAF reconnaissance sightings of Arados at Schleswig and Leck.

Right, time to get on with the next batch …
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Re: Ghostbombers updates

More added this morning to ghostbombers.com:
  • Geschwader Bongart: expanded account of the actions on the Glières plateau (March 1944); an air attack on Tarbes (10 June); "friendly fire" incident at Saint-May (22 June); more about the bombing of Les Ollières (29 June); an action at Col de la Fayolle (5 July); more about bomb damage at Oyonnax (12 July); Monestier (13 July); German assessment of Allied supply drops (14 July); Saint-Agnan-en-Vercors (27 July); more about the bombing of Morgins (6 August); l'Alpe d'Huez (10 August); l'eau d'Olle (12 August); Cirque de St. Même and Le Poursollet (13 August); St. Remèze (16 August); St. Marcellin (22 August); extracts from the Vichy, Swiss, and clandestine French press.
  • Kampfflieger Vol. 4: an addition about Fl.Kps. VIII's activitiies on 5 July 1943, on the Army Group Centre front; additions to the account of the 14/15 May 1944 raid on Bristol.
  • Jagdgruppe 200: a small addition about Resistance forces taking a pilot prisoner on 14 July 1944 and a quotation about Free French involvement in the combat of 8 August; more about II./JG 77's action at St. Remèze on 16 August.
  • Kommando Sommer: revised to take account of information about attacks on Campoformido-Udine by the US 79th FG on 20 March1945 and with additions for1, 9 and 12 April.
  • The Ar 234 in Norway and Denmark: information from the Japanese miltary attaché, 26 February 1945.
  • 1.(F)/123: information from Allied photo-recoonniassance of Marx in February 1945; more about the unit's transfer to Lübeck-Blankensee, 6 April 1945.
  • Operation Dragoon: information on wreckage of two additional aircraft from 1.(F)/33.
  • NSG 9: more about the use of exhaust flame dampers on Ju 87s in Africa in 1942.
  • Invasion Watch: small additions regarding 18 and 20 April 1944.
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