This year's additions and corrections to the site are listed opposite, with the most recent at the top.

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


1 June 2023

Flieger Geschwader z.bV. 7: activities, locations and aircraft of the unit's elements during 1944.

Listening and Jamming: additions about a Luftwaffe/Kriegsmarine discussion and the loss of an electronic reconnaissance Mosquito, both in August 1943.

The Bf 109 H with 5.(F)/123: an addition about Leichte Flak Abteilung 757.

Air raid damage: Ju 88 G-6's of II./NJG 2 falling victim to an an attack in January 1945.

Geschwader Bongart: actions at Morvan (7 August 1944) and Crux-la-Ville (12 August 1944), with thanks again to Philippe Cannone.

Jagdgruppe 200: minor alteration about early victories by JGr. Süd and (thanks to John Manrho) the name of the witness to Fw. Guth's victory on 30 July 1944.

Markings and camouflage: an addition about standardising Me 262 camouflage (27 March 1945).

SG 4 in Normandy: addition regarding the Ritterkreuz awarded to the CO of the Distelfink radar station.

1 March 2023

Nachtjagdstaffel Norwegen: expanded account of operations flown in 1945.

Kommando Koch: more about jamming during the Channel Dash and the situation on Malta in July 1942.

Geschwader Bongart: a proposal to deploy KG 200's Kommando Schäfer against the allies in Normandy in June 1944.

Kampfflieger Vol. 4: a brief extract from a postwar assessment of X. Fliegerkorps' use of guided weapons against bridges; German evaluations of the Kettenhund jammer; production figures for the Starnberg jammer and data on Düppel reflective strips; an assessment of LG 1's performance in January 1945.

III./SG 4 in Normandy: another tribute to the defenders of radar station »Distelfink«.

The Luftwaffe and Saint-Exupéry: expanded to take account of additional material from the Bundesarchiv; also an examination of the myth that reconnaissance pilot Robert Heichele shot the French author down.

The inevitable minor corrections to typing, links and layouts.


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