Sir Geoffrey de Bear says “Welcome to the TPM Shop”

We are pleased to announce the launch of the TPM Shop, where you will find a range of adult’s and children’s t-shirts, mugs, baseball caps and – strangely – a teddy bear called “Sir Geoffrey”. Profits we make from the shop go directly to the TPM fund, so you can show your support by wearing one of […]

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30th January 1943 – Mossies put the kibosh on Herrs Göering & Goebbels

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 Reichsmarschall Hermann Göering and Joseph Goebbels, the Third Reich’s Propaganda Minister, at the main broadcasting […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year one and all! As many of you will be aware, The People’s Mosquito project celebrates its second birthday this week. To mark our second year and as a bit of light end-of-year trivia, here are some facts and figures from the past twelve months. Our website had 49,000 visitors in 2013 – that’s just […]

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On this day in history

October 31st 1944 Nine Mosquito aircraft of 487 (NZ) Squadron RAF take part in a daylight precision attack on the Gestapo Headquarters at Aarhus, Denmark. Swooping in at tree-top height, they achieved complete surprise and within 11 minutes succeeded in completely destroying two buildings containing German intelligence records on Danish resistance activities. With thanks to […]

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