Night fighter guns bomber

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Title

Night fighter guns bomber

Description

During operation to Ludwigshaven. Gives account of rear gunner Flight Sergeant P Perehinski (of Vancouver) continuing to give evasive action to pilot despite being wounded. Also mentions lucky escape of George Bilton where a prayer book and cigarette case stopped shrapnel. Goes on to describe damage to aircraft and diversion landing. Mentions pilot, Flying Officer F H Watkins from Edmonton and navigator Flying Officer W A Trow from Toronto.

Date

1943-11-18

Temporal Coverage

Language

Type

Format

One page typewritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

MBiltonGHA175723-180914-03

Citation

“Night fighter guns bomber,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/33338.

Item Relations

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