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RAF043 Flight Lieutenant Bill Reid VC by King and Country

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RAF043 “Flight Lieutenant Bill Reid V.C.”

On 3 November, 1943 Flight/Lieutenant. Reid. Captained Lancaster “O for Oscar” on a 600 bomber raid on Dusseldorf. While passing over Holland his aircraft was attacked by an Me.110 nightfighter. Bill Reid was seriously wounded by shell fragments and the Lancaster badly damaged but still flyable. Bill and his crew pressed on to their target.

Over Germany they were again attacked…by a FW190 this time and two crew were fatally injured. Bill along with his flight engineer was wounded again and lost their compass. Still they continued the mission… and dropped their bombs exactly on target!

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August 2012
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