Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. (FN-J)

Date

09.08.44

Time

09:55 -10:30

Details

12 a/c led by Wing Cmdr. Flying Lt.Col. Berg took off from base to render escort to Halifaxes bombing 5014 N.0343. Escort uneventful. Bombing appeared to be concentrated. Meagre inacc. flak was met with over the Tournai-Mens area and meagre acc. heavy flak from Dunkerque. Intense acc. flak was thrown up from Thereut. All our a/c returned safely to base. The Squadron moved from base to R.A.F. Manston.

Source

AIR 27/1726

Note

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