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Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties

Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Kennill
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16:31:58 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Post:
During the raid on Amiens Prison it is well known that W/C Pickard and his long time navigator, S/L Broadley were unfortunately KIA.

I understand that, in total, three airmen were killed and three captured, from the two Mosquitos and two typhoons lost.

Please could someone advise me as to who the other three were - and who was the other one sadly lost?

Thank You

Ken


RE: Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Chris Thomas (Guest)
Time Stamp:
18:20:42 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
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Actually 4 killed and 2 PoW. The other Mossie lost was MM404 SB-T of 464 sqn, shot down by flak near Albert, Sqn Ldr A.I.McRitchie PoW, F/L R.W.Sampson killed.

The two Typhoons were:

JR133 of 174 Sqn, shot down by Fw190 of JG 26, Flg Off J.E.Renaud Pow. Claimed by Lt Waldemar Radner.

JP793 also of 174 sqn, last seen in a snowstorm 20 miles SSE Beachey Head, Flt Sgt H.S.Brown killed.


RE: Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Rene Romainville (Guest)
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20:08:06 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
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Hello,

Would you be so kind to provide the date of this raid.

Thank you , best regards

Rene


RE: Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Mark Huxtable (Guest)
Time Stamp:
20:58:59 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
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Rene:

The raid took place on 18 February, 1944.

Cheers,

Mark


RE: Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Bernard Brisset (Guest)
Time Stamp:
20:52:55 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
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Hello,

Here is a link that might be of interest for you.

Best regards.

Bernard.

http://www.raf.mod.uk/history/amiens.html


RE: Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Rene Romainville (Guest)
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21:13:50 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
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Hello Mark et Bernard

Thank you for your help, very interested history.

Best regards

Rene


RE: Operation Jericho - Amiens Prison Raid Casualties
Author: Kennill
Time Stamp:
21:50:22 Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Post:
Thank you everyone.........

Regards

Ken