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[SWF12] Monument Lockheed Hudson

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Hidden : 4/15/2012
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Monument Lockheed Hudson




Monument voor de Lockheed Hudson van het 161 SQD.RAF

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VLIEGROUTE VAN DE LOCKHEED HUDSON 161 SQD.RAF
Opgestegen van de basis "Tempsford/Gibraltar Barn" op 6 Juli 1944 om 01.50 uur.
Bestemming Droppingsgebied bij Nijkerk.
Opdracht: Droppen wapens en vier geheime agenten.
Bereikte bestemming evenwel niet maar crashte in het IJsselmeer nabij Kornwerderzand.




Deze propeller, die de Hudson eens naar bezet gebied bracht, moge een dankbare herinnering zijn aan:
De Bemanning
Ft. Off. Kenneth Ralph Bunney
Sgt. Eric Marshall Eliot
Flt.Ltn John Wathersston Menzies
Sgt. Dennis James Withers.

en de geheim Agenten:
Jan Bockma
Pieter Kwint
Pleun Verhoef
Johannes Walter

"They Gave Their To-Day For Our To-Morrow"

Deze cache is gelegd met toestemming van de gemeente Sud-West Fryslân.

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