Qui se souvient de Louis Renaud?
643e article sur ce blogue interminable.
Qui se souvient de Joseph Alphonse Louis Renaud?
Pas moi, c’est certain.
Le P/O L. Renaud RCAF n’était qu’un nom sur le site de Richard Koval avec un petit coquelicot…
On était en 1944…
March 24/25, 1944
23 Lancasters from 408 and 426 Squadrons were joined by 90 Halifaxes from 420, 424, 425, 427, 429, 432, and 433 Squadrons on an attack at Berlin. The crews were over the target at between 19,000 and 24,000 feet, releasing 48,000 lbs of high explosives and 409,000 lbs of incendiaries.
According to reports, there was severely high winds and the attack was scattered. This was another terrible night as 72 crews failed to return due to being blown off course and over heavy flak defenses.
W/O2 W. Kasper from 408 Squadron jettisoned the load and returned early after being hit many times by flak.
F/Sgt J. McCaffrey…
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