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Kont Taf Li? Czechoslovakians might have saved the Mosta Dome

On April 9, 1942, during one of the many Luftwaffe WWII air raids, two bombs descended on the Mosta Rotunda in the centre of Malta. The smaller bomb (at 50 Kg), bounced off the church, but the much larger SC500 Kg bomb pierced the dome and crashed into a congregation of over 300 people. noch 500 Wörter


Battle of Britain - Spitfire Attack

Silkscreen print on archival paper. Size 54cm x 86cm


Structure of the Luftwaffe - The High Command.

Whilst primarily focussed on detailing the disappearing airfields of Britain, I find it important to appreciate what it was the Royal Air Force and her allies were up against, and that to be able to appreciate the enormity and structure of these forces helps to appreciate the lives of those studied. noch 1.017 Wörter


An Officer and a Luftwaffe

You are cordially invited to the German wedding in uniform of Luftwaffe Stuka pilot Johann Warsteiner and Professor Gretchen Mueller.

These folks were honored at Mid Atlantic Air Museum’s WW II Weekend with a 3 day wedding ceremony, hosted by the Luftwaffe Aircrew Reenactors Association. noch 250 Wörter


Battle of Britain Memorial Capel-le-Ferne, Kent.

A recent revisit took me back to the Battle of Britain memorial at Capel-le-Ferne between Folkestone and Dover, in Kent. It sits high on the cliff-top, in a windy corner, a stones throw from the international docks at Dover, and the Battle of Britain airfield at Hawkinge. noch 381 Wörter