Combat report

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Combat report

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Reports by Sergeant T Barger of attack by enemy aircraft during operation to Krefeld 22 June 1943.

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One page typewritten document

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IBCC Digital Archive

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MEylesCW900473-170410-26

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21/22 June 1943 KREFELD – Halifax DT768 'W'

Position: 5120N 0643E Time: 0213 hrs Speed: 175-145 Heading: 316M[?]
Visibility: Very clear, moonlight.

Unidentified a/c first seen 1,000 yds range at the same height as Bomber on Port quarter. E/A opened fire with a 5 secs burst which went wide of the Halifax. At this time the Halifax was taking necessary evasive action from Searchlights nearby and E/A was not seen again. Halifax was not coned at the time and there was no Flak in the area. IFF on. [missing word] damage to Bomber. Halifax did not open fire.

R/G: Sgt R BARGER (135529)
4 B&GS, Canada
10 OTU, Abingdon

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R Barger, “Combat report,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33516.

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