Danish WW2 Pilots

2nd Ltt. Palle Thomsen

Unit

331 Sqn

Aircraft

Spitfire IX L.F. (FN-K)

Date

15.08.44

Time

10:50 -13:20

Details

12 a/c led by Capt. Ringdal took off from base at 07.05 hrs. for Bradwald Bay where they lanched after 35 minutes flying. The squadron, still led by Capt. Ringdal, took off again to act as escort to Lancaster bombing Tirlemant. Escort uneventful. Good result of bombing observed at Tirlemint and St. Freud. Intense flak aimed at bombers to, from and over target. A number of barges were observed at Knecke Harbour. All our a/c returned safely to base.

Source

AIR 27/1726

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