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    I don't beleive I asked before but does anyone with the A-B series have the history of Albemarle GTVI LV620.

    Came up in a file I was reading.

    Many thanks Dennis
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    Dennis,

    21 HGCU

    SOC 25.11.46

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    Ah, excellent, many thanks for that Errol. Reason for asking is that an Irish man reported seeing an aircraft with teh letters number LV 620 painted on the underside (if i recall the text) on 23 May 1942 flying in the west of Ireland. I cannot account for why anyone would see the serial number of an aircraft in this manner. I need to read the text of the mans statement again. Its not like RAF aircraft had their serials on the undersides of the wings.

    Heavy Glider Conversion Unit, must seek this out.
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    Dennis,

    This batch of Albemarles was not delivered until between Nov 1944 and May 1945, so a 1942 sighting does not match.

    Errol

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    And the 21 HGCU appears not too have formed up in its HGCU form until July 1942 if I'm reading it correctly. i'll need to read that again, its more likely a misreading of side fuselage codes.

    it sounds like something to not spend much time on fathoming out.
    Dennis Burke
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