Monthly Archives: November 1944

November 27, 1944

On November 27th, 1944, the weather cleared up and the Royal Air Force pilots are reporting clear skies with some ground fog as the 65 Mosquitos are reaching Berlin around 19:00 hrs[1]Middlebrook, Martin et al.; The Bomber Command War Diaries; … Continue reading

Posted in Unit History - Kommando Welter | Leave a comment

November 25, 1944

The Wochenbericht[1]Wochenbericht: Weekly Report of the  Erprobungsstelle Rechlin[2]Rechlin Test Center for the Week November 18th – 25th, 1944 states “Flight operations suffered from the bad weather. Take-off and taxiing report ready for signature. D-Compass installed and calibrated. First flights showed … Continue reading

Posted in Unit History - Kommando Welter | Leave a comment

November 24, 1944

Once more, the weather brings Berlin a break from the nightly bombardments – after nine days of absence though, the Royal Air Force is back the night of November 24th/25th, 1944. Still, the weather is bad – the British crews … Continue reading

Posted in Unit History - Kommando Welter | Leave a comment

November 15, 1944

The night of November 15th, 1944, to November 16th sees the next attack by the Light Night Striking Force on Berlin. The defences are neglectable, still the RAF is losing one of her Mosquitos, MM196. She comes down over own … Continue reading

Posted in Unit History - Kommando Welter | Leave a comment

November 3, 1944

Despite a slight deterioration in the weather conditions, the Royal Air Force remains “loyal” and is paying another visit to Berlin the night of November 3rd, 1944, to November 4th. 54 aircraft are involved, reaching the city in the early morning … Continue reading

Posted in Unit History - Kommando Welter | Leave a comment

November 1, 1944

While the Nachtjagd was re-organizing the Mosquito-hunting units, now transferring the task “formally” to a Nachtjagdgeschwader, II./NJG 11, the Royal Air Force is exploiting the good weather conditions and attacks Berlin during the night of November 1st, 1944, to November … Continue reading

Posted in Unit History - Kommando Welter | Leave a comment