Monthly Archives: October 1944

October 30, 1944

Despite the continuously bad weather, the Royal Air Force is flying a next attack on Berlin the night of October 30th, 1944, to October 31st, 1944. Again, the Mosquitos are attacking in two waves, a first one of 22 aircraft … Continue reading

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October 27, 1944

Another few nights of quietness in Berlin follow the last attack before the Light Night Striking Force is back the night of October 27th, 1944 to October 28th. The absence from target is possibly owed to the weather – closed … Continue reading

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October 23, 1944

After a few nights of absence, the Royal Air Force is back over Berlin the night of October 23rd, 1944 to October 24th. From the ground, Berlin must have been dark and gray, the crews of the British bombers are … Continue reading

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October 18, 1944

Kurt Welter is awarded the Ritterkreuz, the Knight’s Cross. At this day, he has holding the rank of a Leutnant, flying for 10./JG 300. At the time of the award, he had been credited with 34 confirmed victories. For more … Continue reading

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October 14, 1944

October 14th, 1944, sees the next attack of the Light Night Striking Force on Berlin – in the night to October 15th, a small force of only 16 Mosquitos is approaching the city. Amongst them aircraft from No. 139 Sqn., … Continue reading

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October 11, 1944

After a few days of absence from “the target” – Berlin – the Light Night Striking Force is back the night of October 11th, 1944 to October 12th, 1944. This time, a total of 46 Mosquitos[1]Middlebrook, Martin et al.; The … Continue reading

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October 6, 1944

Luftwaffe pilots were busy (and probably successful) during the night from October 6th, 1944 to October 7th – a total of 7 victory claims is recorded, four by Nachtjagdgeschwader 3 and three by 10./JG 300 – the latter ones all … Continue reading

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October 5, 1944

The first days of October 1944 must have been quiet but latest in the night of October 5th, 1944, to October 6th the pilots of 10./JG 300 are seeing action again. Two victory claims are made, two Mosquitos[1]Foreman, John et … Continue reading

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