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Wartime Memories & Stories

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Keith ‘Slim’ Somerville

Initially flew a tour on Whitley bombers with 10 Squadron and then joined the Wireless Development Unit (later 109 Squadron) gathering information about a radio beam from a transmitter near Cherbourg which was used by the Luftwaffe to guide German bombers to…
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Takaka airman in doomed fight with German U-Boat

'For Valour' a painting by English artist Charles Thomson depicting the 1943 Liberator bomber attack on a German submarine Exhibiting extreme bravery under fire is what our Victoria Cross war heroes are all about, invariably with eyewitness reports from…