Wing Commander Oldbury Combat Report

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Combat Report

This Combat Report is of interest. The description of the attacks and the resulting claim for “Damage” to the JU88 is put into question by the hand written comments at the bottom, I quote ” From other sources, the JU88 was not damaged” The rear gunner was Flight Lieutenant “Peter” Piper the squadron gunnery leader and a vastly experienced gunner who had operated since the summer of 1940. Flight lieutenant Piper’s Log Book records that the Ju88 was damaged in the encounter, could this experienced crew have been mistaken?


Flight Lieutenant Piper’s Log Book entry,