Operation Bodenplatte revisited

70 years ago today

RCAF No. 403 Squadron

Flight Lieutenant Dove was in the thick of it as his logbook mentions it…

Mac Reeves got two enemy planes.

Steve Butte got three.

Keith Lindsay got one plus one probable.

This is the log entry…


Flight Lieutenant Walter Neil Dove did not get any.

He never got a chance to get off the ground and tangle with the Germans fighters.

That might have been his lucky day…

Who knows?

Mac Reeves’ luck ran out a few months later.

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