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    A while ago i bought a book called 'On Special Missions - The Luftwaffe's Research and Experimental Squadrons 1923-1945'
    ISBN 1 903223 33 4
    Classic Publications (an imprint of Ian Allan Publishing Ltd.)

    From the book:

    -Apart from the 'normal' reconnaissance sorties, a part of the Rowehl's unit under Hauptmann Edmund Gartenfeld flew special agent dropping operations from this time. Knemeyer carried out a few of these:
    "When the French campaign ended, I dropped agents in southern and central England with Gartenfeld;three in all. That was by night and very interesting. Once we flew from Normandy to the west of Bristol to a big moor (Dartmoor) where the famous English prison was. The same night our bombers flew the big raid on Coventry. Everything in southern England was lit up with searchlights looking for our bombers. Around Bristol we ran into heavy flak and were caught in the searchlights for a long time. Ruhnke was my observer. Gartenfeld flew with us to see the agents jump and we had a Do 215 with under-fuselage gondola. I put another agent down in the Midlands near Birmingham - he was a Norwegian. The one on Dartmoor was a South African student."


    anybody know who this Norwegain was? maybe some info on him?

    it's probably a long shot, but one never knows...


    AusDerReihe


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    A while ago i bought a book called 'On Special Missions - The Luftwaffe's Research and Experimental Squadrons 1923-1945'
    ISBN 1 903223 33 4
    Classic Publications (an imprint of Ian Allan Publishing Ltd.)

    From the book:

    -Apart from the 'normal' reconnaissance sorties, a part of the Rowehl's unit under Hauptmann Edmund Gartenfeld flew special agent dropping operations from this time. Knemeyer carried out a few of these:
    "When the French campaign ended, I dropped agents in southern and central England with Gartenfeld;three in all. That was by night and very interesting. Once we flew from Normandy to the west of Bristol to a big moor (Dartmoor) where the famous English prison was. The same night our bombers flew the big raid on Coventry. Everything in southern England was lit up with searchlights looking for our bombers. Around Bristol we ran into heavy flak and were caught in the searchlights for a long time. Ruhnke was my observer. Gartenfeld flew with us to see the agents jump and we had a Do 215 with under-fuselage gondola. I put another agent down in the Midlands near Birmingham - he was a Norwegian. The one on Dartmoor was a South African student."


    anybody know who this Norwegain was? maybe some info on him?

    it's probably a long shot, but one never knows...


    AusDerReihe


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    might be him, hard to verify though.
    nevertheless a good read, thanks for the link

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