30th January 1943 was the tenth anniversary of Hitler’s rise to power. To coincide with the commemorative rallies, the first daylight raids over Berlin took place on that day when Mosquitoes carried out two attacks timed to disrupt speeches being delivered by …Continue Reading
OK folks, here’s the next in our ongoing series of Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries: What connects Nell Gwyn, Winston Churchill and the Mosquito? The answer will be published here next week.
Richard (Dick) Whittingham spent all his working life at de Havilland, starting as an apprentice in 1935 and finishing up as a senior production engineer. This is the third extract from Dick’s wartime diaries, adapted by his nephew Roger Coasby, …Continue Reading