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Augsburg raid

Jack Currie

Augsburg raid

the story of one of the most dramatic and dangerous raids ever mounted by RAF Bomber Command

by Jack Currie

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Published by Goodall Publications in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Augsburg (Germany),
  • Germany,
  • Augsburg.
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Bomber Command -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Augsburg.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • Augsburg (Germany) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJack Currie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD757.9.A84 C97x 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination140 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2102533M
      ISBN 100907579094
      LC Control Number88152051

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Joined by a further six bombers from 97 Squadron at RAF Woodhall Spa, their target would be the MAN marine diesel engine factory in Augsburg, Germany, miles away.

MF2 - 60th Anniversary of the Augsburg Raid To mark the 60th Anniversary of this daring daylight raid on the MAN Factory at Augsburg, which was supplying the diesel engines for the German U-boat fleet, a stunning commemorative cover has been produced. There will be a presentation on the Augsburg Raid in the Nettleton Room at on Wed 18 April – all station personnel are welcome to attend.

Additionally, a joint dining-in night will be held in the Sgts’ Mess to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Raid on Thur 19 April. On 17th April Bomber Command carried out an audacious low level daylight raid deep into occupied Europe to attack the MAN diesel engine factory in Augsburg, southern Germany, producers of U-boat engines.

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The Bombing of Augsburg in World War II included one British RAF and two USAAF bombing raids against the German city of Augsburg on 17 April and 25/26 February Contents raid: Operation "Margin" 1. AUGSBURG RAID AUGSBURG RAID Author: Augsburg raid book Time Stamp: Friday, Octo Post: Hello everyone, I am seeking photographs relevant to the Augsburg Raid of I have details of several published examples including those in the book by Jack Currie.

The Guest of Honour was Mrs Betty Nettleton, widow of Wing Commander John Nettleton, VC, leader of the Augsburg Raid in which, on 17 th Aprila force of 12 Lancasters made a low level daylight attack on the MAN diesel engine factory in Bavaria. "THE AUGSBURG RAID" - NEW RELEASE By MARK POSTLETHWAITE On 17 April a force of twelve Lancasters from 44 Squadron and 97 Squadron carried out a daring low-level daylight raid against the M.A.N.

diesel engine factory at Augsburg in southern Germany. The six Lancasters of 44 Squadron were attacked on the way to the target by fighters and only one aircraft flown by Squadron.

The Prologue of James Holland's book, beginning on P gives a simply gripping account of the Augsburg Raid and Patrick Dorehill's part in this. The account features in his book as the raid, some twelve months earlier, was seen by many as a precursor for the raid on the Dams in Mayas the first example of the Lancaster’s ability to.

The Augsburg Raid by Jack Currie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2). The Augsburg Raid Hardcover – 1 April by Jack Currie (Author)/5(7). Below you will find the story of the Augsburg Raid as published by the RAF in recognition of the 70th Anniversary in at RAF Waddington at which Patrick was present, along with the grandson of Squadron Leader John Nettleton.

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Nettleton’s crew after the raid on Augsburg. This raid known as the ‘Augsburg Raid’ was probably one of the most daring raids in the early part of the War. It probably ranks with the Dambuster Raid as one of the greats.

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 February Verified Purchase/5(25). In ten chapters, the author covered the entire gamut of some of the most important raids of Bomber Command.

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This Lancaster was piloted by Squadron Leader J.D. Nettleton, who led the Augsburg raid and received the Victoria Cross for heroism. The Lancasters tightened up their formation as a swarm of Messerschmitts pounced.

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In the course of the raid, four of the 12 Lancasters were shot down en route to Augsburg. A further three were shot down near the target. Only two of the first formation of Lancasters dropped their four 1, lb ( kg) bombs on the factory. Books Tarawa the dramatic story of one of the most devastating battles in marine history AUGSBURG DIESEL ENGINE FACTORY PLASTERED BY R.A.F.

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Ernest Deverill, centre, with other 97 Squadron aircrew from the Augsburg raid. Probably the greatest publicity coup of the war was the Dams raid, Maywhich is the one chiefly remembered today, largely due to Guy Gibson’s superb book Enemy Coast Ahead, and the film The Dam Busters starring Richard Todd as Guy Gibson.

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Despite this defensive firepower, five of the   Given command of (RCAF) Squadron at 25, Collier was hand-picked to direct 97 Squadron, whose Lancasters made a spectacular debut with the Augsburg Raid. In Gibson's opinion Joe Collier's 97 was the best unit in Bomber Command.

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