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This section is for Articles and Misc items of a more general nature  connected to 103 Squadron which were written by me or one of my contacts or submitted from another source.

Into the Drink - The Ditching of Wellington X3404 Sgt Kitney and others by David Fell

 Recollections of W/C Ken Wallis MBE

Sgt C E L Hare and crew - The Late Arrivals by David Fell

H S Rathbone and crew - 103 Sqn - Article from Fleigerblatt - Aircrew Association of the German Armed Forces - No. 3/2010

Lancaster ED888 - 103 Sqn and 576 Sqn - 1943 to 1944.

The Drover’s Tale by Fred Mitchell

Something Special by Sid Finn

A Letter Home by Charles Wagon

The Great Escape - Cross and McGill

A Night to Remember

A Busy Day on the Western Front - 30th October 1918

The Passing Out Ceremony – RHJ (Sandy) Rowe DFM RAFVR

Memories of 1943 by F/L RH (Sandy) Rowe DFM

The Memoirs of F/L Jacob t'Hart DFC and bar RAFVR

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Pathfinder Force

Mine Laying Operations 103 Sqn & 576 Sqn

Decoys Dummies and Aerial Phenomena

Target Marking Methods

Main Navigational Systems Used by RAF Bomber Command and RAF Pathfinders

Air Dropped Weapons 103 Squadron 576 Squadron

Defensive Armament - 103 Squadron and 576 Squadron

Billie - Lancaster - W4364 - 103 Squadron

RAF Bombsights WW1 and WW2

Flak Scrapbook

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I have set up a section here for items written about various operations in which 103 Squadron were involved. Some have been on the site for sometime. To return to this page you may have to use your back browser button. I wil add to this list from time to time as all these ops are significant in one way or another.

Armed Reconnaissance – Franco German Border - 16 September 1939

Armed Reconnaissance/Leaflet Raid – Koblenz area – 20/21 March 1940

Sedan area - 14th May 1940

Chateau Roumont, Belgium – 26 May 1940

Targets in Holland - 21/22 July 1940

Ostend docks and barges - 22 December 1940

Brest, Cherbourg and La Pallice Raids - 24th July 1941

The Channel Dash - 11/12/13th February 1942

Billancourt Renault Factory, Paris – 3/4th March 1942

Lubeck - 28/29th March 1942

Poissy, Paris - 2/3rd April 1942

Rostock - 23/24th April 1942

Cologne - The First Thousand Bomber Raid - 30/31st May 1942

Bremen – 2/3rd July 1942

Dusseldorf - 1 August 1942

Milan - 24 / 25 October 1942

Mine laying Biarritz / Biscay coast - 21 November 1942

Wilhelmshaven - The Big Bang - 11/12th February 1943

Essen - 5/6th March 1943

Mine laying off coast of Northern Europe - 28/29th April 1943

Hamburg, Essen Window and the Firestorm - July 1943

Peenemunde Raid - 17/18th August 1943

Kassel - 3/4th October 1944

Hanover - 8/9th October 1943

Berlin - 22/23rd November 1943

Berlin - 28/29th January 1944

Magdeburg – 21/22nd January 1944

Leipzig - 19/20th February 1944

Augsburg - 25/26th February 1944

Berlin - The Night of the Strong Winds - 24/25th March 1944

Nuremberg - The Blackest Night for Bomber Command in WW2 - 30/31 March 1944

Friedrichshafen - 27/28th April 1944

Maintenon - 30th April/1st May 1944

The Mailly Raid - 3/4th May 1944

Vire  - 6/7th June 1944

Sanneville/Schloven/Buer  - 18th/19th July 1944

Kiel - 23/24th July 1944

Stuttgart – 28/29th July 1944 (Black Friday )

Westkapelle - 3rd October 1944

Fort Frederik Hendrik - 11/12th October 1944

Duisberg - Operation Hurricane- 14th October 1944

Urft Dam  - 3/4th December 1944

Leuna - 6th/7th December 1944

Ulm - 17/18th December 1944

Dresden 13/14th February 1945

Chemnitz – 14/15th February 1945

Berchtesgaden Raid - 25th April 1945

Operation  Exodus - 28th April 1945

Operation Manna - April/May 1945

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Latest additions to this site

1st June 2024 - RAF Bombsights

1st June 2024 - Armstrong NH Profile

1st June 2024 - Marsden JTA Profile

1st June 2024 - Flak Scrapbook

1st May 2024 - Fairey Battle Photo Gallery

1st May 2024 - Barratt Profile

1st May 2024 - Remy and Crew Profile

1st May 2024 - Breen Profile

* 1st April 2024 - 80 Wing

1st April 2024 - Shields Profile

1st April 2024 - Anderson Profile

1st April 2024 - Cavanagh Profile

* 1st March 2024 - Advanced Air Striking Force

1st March 2024 - Riches Profile

* 1st February 2024 - Kilvington Profile

1st February 2024 - Garton Profile

1st February 2024 - Holland Profile

* 1st January 2024 - Pamplin Profile

1st January 2024 - Milan - 24/25 October 1942

* 1st December 2023 - Photos of F/L Jacob t'Hart DFC and bar

1st December 2023 - Bremen – 2/3rd July 1942

1st December 2023 - Skinner Profile

* 1st November 2023 - Memoirs of F/L Jacob t'Hart DFC and bar

1st November 2023 - Mine laying Biarritz / Biscay coast - 21 November 1942

1st November 2023 - Billie - Lancaster - W4364 - 103 Squadron

1st November 2023 - Curtin Twins Profile

*1st October 2023 - Dusseldorf - 1 August 1942

1st October 2023 - RAF Usworth Photo Album - 103 Squadron Era 1937/38

1st October 2023 - Mills Profile

*1st September 2023 - Tilley Profile

1st September 2023 - Ostend docks and barges - 22 December 1940

* 1st August 2023 - Defensive Armament - 103 Squadron and 576 Squadron

1st August 2023 - Chesterton Profile

1st August 2023 - Targets in Holland - 21/22 July 1940

1st August 2023 - Numerous additions and updates throughout the site

*1st July 2023 - Armed Reconnaissance/Leaflet Raid – Koblenz area – 20/21 March 1940

1st July 2023 - Air Dropped Weapons Article

1st July 2023 - Knott Profile

Also of local RAF Bomber Command interest are the

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550 Squadron and North Killingholme website.