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"Actions not words"
Description: Small part of the History of No. 322 Squadron.
Motto:" Niet praten maar doen (Dutch) " ("Actions not words")September 1.1944 was a black day in the history of 322. On the first flight of that day squadron leader K.C. Kuhlman was shot down by german FLAK. He was seen bailing out near Cape Gris Nez . He was captured by the Germans. Later that morning on the second flight both flight leaders were hit. flt.lt. Van Eendenburg was hit by FLAK. Others noticed he went on his nose while ditching near St.Omer. The pilots thought he was wounded. flt.lt. Jan Plesman (son of the KLM director) dived from 3000 ft straight into the ground and got killed.
Kapitein Cramerus was the first to land in the Netherlands. After being hit above Arnhem he managed to reach the airbase Eindhoven, which just had been liberated.
Photoshop CS3 did made them Fly again.Nikkor 17/55 AF/s 1/2,8G Lens 1/500-Sec F-8 100-Iso. focal lengnt 55-mm.
Enterd into:"Digital Darkroom " 09-201
Uploaded on 7/28/2008 11:16:34 AM
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