Short Stirling

During a British raid over the Ruhr in 1943 a Luftwaffe night fighter shot down a RAF Halifax. The resulting huge blast shot down two RAF Stirlings too.

During a British raid over the Ruhr in 1943 a Luftwaffe night fighter shot down a RAF Halifax. The resulting huge blast shot down two RAF Stirlings too.

The 77 Squadron Halifax II (KN-D, JB837) piloted by Sgt R. Lewis was attacked by a night fighter at 17,000ft,… Read More

2 years ago

These Stirling pilots were awarded Victoria Cross Medals for their gallantry on raids to targets at Turin

Flt Sgt R H Middleton and Flt Sgt Arthur Aaron were awarded Victoria Cross Medals for flying sorties to distant… Read More

5 years ago

The Short Stirling and the Hamburg fire raids

"We were not aware at that time of the firestorm, but we did realise that the target was well and… Read More

6 years ago