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Mosquito IVs of 105 Squadron at Marhamn on 11 December 1942

(Rus) Mosquito IVs of 105 Squadron at Marhamn on 11 December 1942. DZ360 'A' failed to return from Termonde on 22 December 1942, and F/Sgt J. E. Cloutier and Sgt A. C. Foxley were both killed in action. DZ353 'E' later served with 139 Squadron, becoming AZ-B of 627 Squadron, but failed to return from Rennes on 8 June 1944 when F/L H. Steere DFM and F/O K. W. 'Windy' Gale DFC RAAF were killed in action. DZ367 'J', flown on the Eindhoven raid by F/О W. С.S. 'Bill' Blessing, failed to return from Berlin on 30 January 1943 and S/L D.F W. Darling DFC and F/O W. Wright were both killed in action. DK336 'P' lost its starboard engine returning from a raid on Copenhagen on 27 January 1943, struck a balloon cable and a tree, and crashed at Yaxham, Norfolk, killing Sgt R. Clare and F/O Е. Doyle. DZ378 'K' was damaged on 20 December 1942 after two sorties. DZ379 'H' later joined 139 Squadron at Wyton, and on 17 August 1943, the diversion for the Peenenmunde raid, failed to return from Berlin when it was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed at Berge, Germany. F/O Cook, the American pilot, from Wichita Falls, Texas, and his navigator, Sgt D.A.H. Dixon, were killed (via Phillip J. Birtles)

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