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Danish Memorial for WWII Lincolnshire Airmen

Posted by admin on Mar 11, 2013

A memorial to seven dead airmen who were based in Lincolnshire during World War II is set be unveiled in Denmark. The 44 Squadron crew was shot down by a German fighter pilot over the Baltic Sea 70 years ago.

They had flown a Lancaster Bomber from RAF Waddington, near Lincoln, and never returned home. Henry Horscroft, secretary of the 44 Squadron Association, said it was “heart-warming” that the Danish Defence Brotherhood had organised the memorial.

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