Danish WW2 Pilots

Sgt Arne Johnny Langhoff Bøge

Unit

332 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IXc , BS248 (AH-O)

Date

02.08.43

Time

08:20 -10:00

Details

Ramrod 184. The Wing, led by Major K.Birksted D.F.C., climbed from base and crossed the French coast over Le Touquet at 24,000 feet. An uneventful seep was made under Appledorn Control between Merville, Lille, Armentieres, St. Omer over Bruay and crossed out West of Dunkirk. The height during the sweep varied from 22-25,000 feet. No aircraft were seen on Merville or St. Omer Fort Rouge Airfields. Both airfields badly cratered and wrecked buildings were seen at the Northern end of Merville. No flak experienced. Some shipping of a small type was seen in the outer harbour of Dunkirk. Weather:- East of line Dunkirk, Le Touquet, Visibility exceptional, West of line in Channel, parallel strips of clouds, 4/10ths at 4,000 feet, travelling Gris Nez area and West of Straite [?].

Source

AIR 27/1728

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