Notes on Munich 6 September 1943

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Notes on Munich 6 September 1943

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Lists losses, casualties and the fate of his Halifax crew.

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1988-04

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SJenkinsonLP1316403v10023

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[underlined]MUNICH RAID 6TH SEPTEMBER 1943[/underlined]
Comprising 404 Lancaster and Halifax Heavy Bombers

Losses – 19 aircraft
1 Lancaster crashed on take-off
13 Halifaxes failed to return
5 Lancasters failed to return
[underlined]Casualties[/underlined]
87 killed
29 P.O.W’s
6 injured in take-off crash
13 survived, one from take-off crash
5 picked up from the sea
7 from damaged Lancaster by enemy action
[underlined]FATE OF CREW OF HALIFAX JD ‘166’[/underlined]
Pilot F/Lt. A.G. Douglas – Failed to get out. Killed.
Navigator P/O. K.J. Murphy – Came down in centre of Leeder and captured right away.
Fl/Eng. Sgt. H.W. Gurton DFM. W/Op. Sgt. E.A. Laxen
Captured two days later on German airfield.
Bomb Aimer Sgt. N. Simmons M/U Gunner Sgt. L.P. Jenkinson
Captured nine days later after walking approx. 130 miles.
Rear Gunner Sgt. P.G.O. O’Kill – Killed.

[underlined]Philip Jenkinson[/underlined]

Philip Jenkinson April 1988.

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L P Jenkinson, “Notes on Munich 6 September 1943,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30622.

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