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Battle Britain re dig

Article about: It was fitting, on the weekend after Battle of Britain Day, to excavate one of the may casualties. Lt. Kurt Sidow and Gefr. Josef Repik were part of the last big Bf110 raid on the UK, attack

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    Thanks for the info, will compare his claims against RAF losses and see if I can pin down who he shot down!
    Might be a challenge, Battle of Britain Then and Now records six single engine kills by 110s on 27th September!

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    I think you chose the most difficult day to start with!

    I 'googled' Sidow and the Hurricane on 3rd September was R4224 of 17 Squadron flown by Squadron Leader A G Miller - there is a picture of the Hurricane in Osprey published book Hurricane I vs Bf110: 140 by Tony Holmes. Sidow does gets a mention but I couldnt see a photograph of him though.

    The Spitfire on that day would seem to be limited to X4262 of 72 Squadron assuming that a) it was a Sptfire and b) the other Spitfires on that day are correct;y accounted for in BoBT&N.

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