German combat report

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Title

German combat report

Description

Account written by Unteroffizier Richter, wireless operator, of his night-time flight near Langeoog with pilot Oberleutnant Schoenert. On their second approach, they spotted an enemy Handley Page Halifax bomber. First attack at height of 3900 metres from below. Right inside engine caught on fire. The right outer engine caught on fire with the fourth attack and plane nose-dived and exploded. No parachute descents were observed.

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Date

1941-10-31

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Format

One page typewritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

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Identifier

SWeirG19660703v090009

Citation

Unteroffizier Richter, “German combat report,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 6, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34642.

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