The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
The objective was circling around Guterslöhe airfield (Gütersloh) to attack Ju88 night-fighters stationed there which were coming back low on fuel and short of ammunition after attacking RAF heavies.
People can’t imagine the courage needed to fly alone in the dark of night over a German airfield on a cold night in December 1944 knowing that the Germans knew you were there circling the airfield like a spider waiting for its prey…
If you have any information about 23 Squadron and you wish to share what you know, you can contact me using this form.
I am Jan Clarke and I am Capt A R Marks’ daughter, should you wish to contact me please do, would love to see any photos you may have of dad, also information about the various jobs he did with the squadron.
This model was made by Marten, Ted Gosling’s grandson.
This is what he sent with these pictures.
Sorry for taking so long to get around to this, but here are the photos of the 1:48 scale Tamiya Mosquito I made as a tribute to my grandfather (Ted Gosling). I did the plane as PZ170 (YP-D) as this was the one he did his freshman flight in.