Flak-Regiment 155

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by david.matthewson » 06 Oct 2019 17:26

Thanks for clearing that up - much appreciated.

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by Pattenk » 06 Oct 2019 17:31

Site nr 23 Krombeke (Canada)

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Next time I go back I will have some stuff with me to clean up the leaves and have a better idea of the concrete aiming slab.

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by kstdk » 06 Oct 2019 18:47

Hello

The Crombeke site with the Richttent is similar what was found by SES, have a look here:

https://www.gyges.dk/fliegerhorst_grove16.htm

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by Pattenk » 06 Oct 2019 21:08

Very interesting Kurt. Still soooo many undiscovered sites and things to be revealed.

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by kstdk » 07 Oct 2019 09:57

Hello

Any one ever seen or heard of this booklet:

From 1990 and about 155 pages??

Some info on the subject here - warning some disturbing pictures are shown!!

http://www.psywarrior.com/V1RocketLeaf.html

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by SES » 07 Oct 2019 11:40

Hi Kurt,
Very interesting book you found there. Please note leaflet nr. AI-078-6-44 depicting the Tower Bridge. That was the German Desired Mean Point of Impact (DMPI) when the intended target was Greater London. Dispersion caused by the forecast wind and mechanical errors caused the missiles to fall over a greater area.
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PS. Were V-1s ever fired from the Fw 200 ??????????

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by kstdk » 07 Oct 2019 13:47

Hello

From Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-1_flying_bomb

Quote: "By 30 August, Fieseler had completed the first fuselage, and the first flight of the Fi 103 V7 took place on 10 December 1942, when it was airdropped by a Fw 200.[8] "

Footnote 8: Reuter, C. (2000), The V2 and the German, Russian and American Rocket Program, Missisagua, Ontario, Canada: German Canadian Heritage Museum, ISBN 978-1-894643-05-4

https://footage.framepool.com/en/shot/2 ... 1-rocketry

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by SES » 07 Oct 2019 15:08

Hi Kurt,
Thanks a lot. I was thinking in terms of operational usage from the Fw-200. AFAIK the V-1 was only air launched from He-111.
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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by kstdk » 07 Oct 2019 16:01

Hi SES

Not operational, I think this was the only time :-)

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by SES » 07 Oct 2019 19:04

:-)

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by Pattenk » 11 Oct 2019 16:05

Thank you for sharing this booklet Kurt. Never knew there were so many different leaflets about the V-weapons.

At the moment I am reading the book from Remy Desquesnes "Les armes secrètes d'Hitler". Nice informative book that I found in the bookstore at Mimoyecques site.
And the following small books/leaflets I bought on eBay. A lot of reports of witnesses from the time.

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by Pattenk » 12 Oct 2019 15:38

Hello guys,

Maybe already known to you but nevertheless interesting :

Kampfgeschwader 3.

III./KG 3 was reformed on 6 February 1944 near Lublin, Poland. It was trained to use the Heinkel He 111H-22 in night operations, as a weapon platform, for the V-1 flying bomb (FZG 76). It began this operations in late June 1944 under Fliegrkorps IX from Venlo and Gilze-Rijen in the Netherlands with nine He 111s.

On 7 and 9 July it launched V-1s at Southampton and London respectively. From 18 to 20 July it launched approximately 50 V-1s. It may have flown a last sortie on 5 October 1944, but may have been in the process of disbanding. It was subordinated to Gefechtsverband Hallensleben. It had lost four aircraft by 20 October to RAF night fighters. The groups ranks had swelled to 25 He 111s by 16 October. According to sources, from 7 July—20 October 1944 it launched around 1,100 V-1s but 40 percent failed. There is no further mention of III./KG 3 activity.

Footnote by de Zeng, H.L; Stankey, D.G; Creek, E.J. Bomber Units of the Luftwaffe 1933–1945; A Reference Source, Volume 1. Ian Allan Publishing, 2007. ISBN 978-1-85780-279-5

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by Pattenk » 15 Oct 2019 23:14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJ-dAFQ6Jzo

Wonder if this wasn't used as informational film for the trainees before going into action?

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by kstdk » 21 Nov 2019 16:00

Hello

Regarding this file from the archives: Bautechnische Richtlinien für Startplätze FGZ 76 (BAMA RH 19/102)

I know it exists out there, but I think it describes the late (1944-45) type of light V1 launching sites, right?

Is there anything like it for the early heavy sites as well?

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Re: Flak-Regiment 155

Post by kstdk » 24 Nov 2019 16:13

Hello

No one????

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