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14/07/17

Addition to Complete works…: 4./FAGr. 5, chapter 12 of Robert Forsyth: Shadow over the Atlantic (Osprey, 2017) ISBN 978 1 4728 2045 7.

Kampfflieger Vol. 4: three new pages on the Bristol raid of 14–15 May 1944.

Listening and Jamming: a new, illustrated page on the »Kettenhund« airborne jammer; also directives about the use of »Düppel« chaff, June–July 1944.

Geschwader Bongart: actions at Saint-Amand-Montrond on 8 June 1944 (thanks to Philippe Cannone) and additional details of Re 2002 operations on 12 July 1944.

Jagdgruppe 200: accident to an Fw 190 of Jagdgruppe Süd at Avignon on 10 June (thanks to Philippe Cannone) and a few more words about events on 23 June 1944.

Invasion Watch: addition of RAF comments on German aircrew morale, 30 May 1944.

Staffel Kaatsch: a new suggested location for Ltn. Bell's victory claimed on 3 September 1944 (thanks to Jochen Prien).

Ghost Bombers the Moonlight War of NSG 9: new information from October 1942 about German proposals to use the CR. 42 by night and a Ju 87 night harassment operation in North Africa.

 

25/03/17

A new article: ULTRA and Unternehmen »PAULA«: 3 June 1940.

Kommando Götz: details of a mission flown on 1 March 1945 (thanks to Chris Going).

Staffel Kaatsch: the homeward flight of a damaged aircraft on 28 August 1944 (thanks to “Xerumbe” of the 12 o’clock high forum).

Nachtjagdstaffel Norwegen: a British Intelligence appreciation of October 1944; identification of a shot down Lancaster (thanks to Theo Boiten).

Jagdgeschwader Recognition Bands: more about the general notification to commands that German fighters would carry coloured bands (thanks to “Seaplanes” of the 12 o’clock high forum).

Kommando Olga: activity by two aircraft of 6.(F)/123 on the night of 22/23 August 1944.

Kommando Rastedter: addition of a strength return for 4./FAGr. 5 on 6 July 1944.

Geschwader Bongart: something about I./LLG 1's departure from France plus some small additions regarding Bongart's operations on 5, 6 , 8 and 9 July 1944 (thanks to Jochen Prien); an additional note about 13 July; and a comment from a Maquis veteran about an action on 20 July.

Kampfflieger Vol. IV: an addition about II./KG 6's part in the attack on Soissons on 30/31 August 1944.

Adlertag: added an operation by I./KG 27 against airfields in England on the night of 6/7 June 1940.

1940 loss reports: six additional reports for the month of May and one for 11 June.

A clarification about Kommando Schenck's target on 28 August 1944.

 

01/01/17

Extensive additions to Listening and Jamming: June 1943–August 1944, including statements from German prisoners about Kdo. Rastedter and some information about the »Kettenhund« jamming transmitter.

Markings and camouflage: additions about Mediterranean theatre markings in December 1941 (thanks to Daniele Righi) and the emblem of 1.(F)/121.

Geschwader Bongart: more about Luftwaffe intervention in the Battle of Estang, as seen by Lt. Col. George Starr.

Jagdgruppe 200: additions regarding operations on 18, 23 and 29 June 1944 (thanks to Jochen Prien).

I./JG 4 heads home: addition of one pilot's name and correction of another (thanks to 12 o'Clock High Forum members RolandF and RT).

Minor layout and spelling corrections.

 

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As ever, these won't appear to a schedule: this isn't a job, I'm doing it for fun.


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