Any ideas where to look guys?
Wonder if you can help me, l am desperately trying to find my Grandfather and where he served in WW1.
His name was Herbert Clifford Baker...
In John Dominy's (alias Ron Mogg) book "The Sergeant Escapers" he refers to a situation on transport between Stalag IXc (Bad Sulza) and...
You want to get hold of his Liberation questionaire from Kew to start with. This will set you off.
I am researching the history of Stalag IXc between July 1941 and April 1942 when my Father was there. I know of Nabarro, McCairns and Hall,...
You are right about the different spellings but from my own research, they are one and the same. I also think you are right about the fact...
In both Sgt. James McCairn's and Sgt. Derrick Nabarro's escape and evasion report, they mention a Belgian whose christian name was Godefroi....
Bringing this one back to the surface.
I have looked through Derrick Nabarro's book 'Wait for the Dawn', William Hall's 'A flyers Tale',...
Heard the other day that Bernard Manning stood guard over Ruddolf Hess's body. If that did not spark him back to life, nothing would, or was this a...
Come on then Clive, give us some details of what you are looking for. Forgive me if l have missed something as l have been away for a spell. Is it...
I will certainly try to get a copy.
There is a similar book written by Tony Overill, the son of one of the original crew that were...
Been away a couple of weeks.
Thanks for the ideas. I will have a look and get back to you.
My Father's aircraft was shot down on 1st July 1941 and ditched off the Dutch coast.
During this incident a returning Stirling bomber was also...
My Avatar is taken from a drawing from my Father's POW log, showing his Blenheim being attacked prior to being shot down 1st July 1941.
Thanks for that, another point to add to my research.
My interest is the Blenheim. How did they get out when landing in the sea?
Very different from anything else l have seen which l hope may age or identify it.
Any other ideas who may know?
Any ideas what this is?
I believe it to be a German banner or pike top, which l understand that my Father found in the back of a German...
I think you are right but l really want to know crash positions, escape routes, etc.
I can't imagine a Blenheim floating for very long,...
My Father ditched his Blenheim in the North sea off Holland, he and his navigator got out unscathed but his wireless operator/rear gunner was...
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