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    Hallo
    I'm seeking info about Halifax JP287 from 614 Sqn/205 Group lost on Feuersbrun attack 6/7.7.1944
    B rgds.

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    I've the aircraft crashed near Innerhalback, Austria, and following crew buried Klagenfurt War Cemetery:
    F/O (Pilot) Maurice G. HARRISON - 127902;
    Sgt (Flt Eng.) Norman H. HODSON - 1046507;
    F/O (Nav) Glyn D. REES - 139883;
    S/Ldr (Obs) Alfred SUDDEN - DFM - 114771;
    Sgt (Bombaimer) Percy C. DOLMAN - 1576699;
    W/O Arthur PRYOR - RAAF 415679, and
    F/Sgt Walter R. VOKES - RAAF 417537.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    W & Henk,

    You will find Alan Storr's account of the loss of No.614 Halifax II JP287 here:

    www.awm.gov.au/catalogue/research_centre/pdf/rc09125z008_1.pdf

    See: pp.226-7 of 484

    The MRES-CMF report on the loss of No.614 Sqn Halifax II JP287 and No.104 Sqn Wellington X LP499, can be read here:

    http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=1073208

    See: pp.11-13 of 54

    Col.
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    Thanks gentlemen. Could you direct me to other sites about Feuersbrun/Fels am Wagram raid? Altought scale of that event was rather small in proportions of losses it was, I think, almost that like Nuremberg for Bomber Command?
    All the best

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