William Arthur Mitchell Photo: Mogens Jeppesen
22 AUG 2012
P_link: p210.htm Plane: LAN EE117 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Ustrup
Crash_d: d180843 Buried_d: b210843 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 6-8
"Natten til den 18. august 1943 angreb
næsten 600 RAF bombere den tyske forsøgsstation ved Peenemünde på øen Usedom,
nord for Stettin.
Sergeant (Air Gunner) William Arthur Mitchell, 31 år, var søn af Arthur Robert og Minnie Mitchell, Crewkerne, Somerset; gift med Beatrice Mary Mitchell, Crewkerne, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)
"On the night before 18 August, 1943 nearly 600 RAF bombers attacked the German military test site at Peenemünde on the island of Usedom, north of Stettin. During the return flight from this target 3 Lancasters were shot down between 02.54 and 03.11 by the very same German night fighter. All British airmen on board perished." (FAF) See account from Pilot, Oberleutnant Hans Meisner received from Jørgen Jørgensen, Flystyrt.dk.
See the official
Peenemunde, Historical Technical Information Center and
Peenemünde in Wikipedia.
Sergeant (Air Gunner) William Arthur Mitchell, 31, was the son of Arthur Robert and Minnie Mitchell, of Crewkerne, Somerset, and the husband of Beatrice Mary Mitchell, of Crewkerne, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
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