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Dead Livestock and Dysentery

Dead Livestock and Dysentery

Mr. Bruce describes the impact of dead livestock on local water supplies, and speculates that this carnage was responsible to some extent for the dysentery experienced by many of the troops.

The Treatment of Collaborators

The Treatment of Collaborators

Mr. Bruce discusses the treatment of collaborators and expresses some sympathy for them as oppressed civilians were faced with starvation.

Flying over a German staff car (2 of 2)

Flying over a German staff car (2 of 2)

As he flies closer, Mr. Rohmer determines that this car belongs to Field Marshall Rommel. The car runs off the road in an attempt to avoid what it thinks is an air attack.

Flying Over a German Staff Car (1 of 2)

Flying Over a German Staff Car (1 of 2)

Mr. Rohmer talks about flying a Recce over Normandy and spotting a German staff car.

In Hot Water (Part 3 of 3)

In Hot Water (Part 3 of 3)

Mr. Rohmer continues his story of spotting Tiger Tanks in an unexpected area in Normandy, and how his reporting of it got him in hot water...

In Hot Water (2 of 3)

In Hot Water (2 of 3)

Mr. Rohmer continues the story of spotting Tiger Tanks in an unexpected area in Normandy, and how his reporting of it got him in hot water.

In Hot Water (1 of 3)

In Hot Water (1 of 3)

Mr. Rohmer tells a story of spotting Tiger Tanks in an unexpected area in Normandy, and how his reporting of it got him in hot water.

Mistaken Plane Identities

Mistaken Plane Identities

Mr. Rohmer talks about the huge amount of activity that he could see as a Recce Pilot. He also talks about how their Mustangs were sometimes mistaken for ME-109s.

Meeting General Patton

Meeting General Patton

Mr. Rohmer describes an encounter he had with General George Patton.

The Flying Circus

The Flying Circus

Mr. Rohmer discusses how their operations changed as D-Day approached. He also describes his involvement with a flying circus that was being used to educate the ground troops.

Moving from Gatwick to Odiham

Moving from Gatwick to Odiham

Mr. Rohmer describes photographing the "noball" sites in France, and describes what "noball" sites were. He also recalls the movement of his squadron from Gatwick to Odiham.

Flying Operations

Flying Operations

Mr. Rohmer describes the kinds of operations that his squadron would fly into while in France during early 1944.

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