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    I have just discovered that one of my subjects was in the same a/c as S/Ldr Sherwood, who survived the daylight raid on Augsburg on 17 Apr 1942, Lancaster Lancaster L7573. Sherwood was thrown from the a/c and became a PoW.

    Can anyone point me to a good source for info on this raid and/or Sherwood's exploits?

    I am also wondering if the 97 Sqn Association is still active. Their web site is just a single page at the moment.

    Thanks as always.
    David

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    Hi,

    As far as I know they are still active, at least they were about 6 months ago. I am friends with Mrs. Alys Crisp whose husband Sgt John Crisp won the DFM on the Augsburg raid and I photographed and e-mailed them photos of his medals plus some pictures for their website.

    She also became a member of the 97 Sqdn association so I would assume they are building a new website. This is just supposition however.

    Have you looked at the book 'The Augsburg Raid' by Jack Currie DFC

    Russ

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    David:
    Web page linkage seems glitched.... Try this:www.97squadronassociation.co.uk/intro.html
    Ari

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    Thanks Ari, that did the trick. I will let the webmaster know when I write him for more info.

    Quite a nice site, lots of info.
    David

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