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Edward Sismore

Air Commodore Edward Barnes Sismore DSO, DFC & Two Bars, AFC, AE (23 June 1921 – 22 March 2012) was a British air navigator and a fighter pilot during World War II, and a senior Royal Air Force officer in the post-war years. [1]

70 relations: Aarhus, Air chief marshal, Air commodore, Air Efficiency Award, Air Force Cross (United Kingdom), Amiens, Basil Embry, Berlin, Bristol Blenheim, Britannia Trophy, Cape Town, Carl Zeiss AG, Chelmsford, Commandant Royal Observer Corps, Copenhagen, De Havilland Mosquito, Denis Rixson, Distinguished Flying Cross (United Kingdom), Distinguished Service Order, Edward Donaldson, Essex, Flight sergeant, Flying officer, Frederick IX of Denmark, Gee-H (navigation), Gestapo, Group captain, Harold Brownlow Martin, Ivor Broom, Jena, Joseph Goebbels, Kettering, Leipzig, Marconi Company, Medal bar, Navigator, Nazi seizure of power, Nazism, No. 105 Squadron RAF, No. 110 Squadron RAF, No. 139 Squadron RAF, No. 140 Wing RAF, No. 21 Squadron RAF, No. 29 Squadron RAF, Northamptonshire, Operation Carthage, Operation Chastise, Operation Jericho, Order of the Dannebrog, Pilot officer, ..., RAF Brampton, RAF Bruggen, RAF Swanton Morley, Reginald Reynolds, Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, Reichs-Rundfunk-Gesellschaft, Reichsmarschall, Robert Bateson (RAF officer), Roy Orrock, Royal Aero Club, Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Royal Danish Air Force, Royal Observer Corps, Schott AG, Squadron leader, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Wilhelmstrasse, World War II. Expand index (20 more) »

Aarhus

Aarhus or Århus is the second-largest city in Denmark and the seat of Aarhus Municipality.

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Air chief marshal

Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a very senior air force rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Air commodore

Air commodore (Air Cdre in the RAF and IAF; AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF; formerly A/C in the RCAF) is a one-star rank and the most junior of the air-officer ranks which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

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Air Efficiency Award

The Air Efficiency Award, post-nominal letters AE for officers, was instituted in 1942.

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Air Force Cross (United Kingdom)

The Air Force Cross (AFC) is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the United Kingdom Armed Forces, and formerly also to officers of the other Commonwealth countries, for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying, though not in active operations against the enemy".

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Amiens

Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, north of Paris and south-west of Lille.

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Basil Embry

Air Chief Marshal Sir Basil Edward Embry GCB, KBE, DSO & Three Bars, DFC, AFC (28 February 1902 – 7 December 1977) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Bristol Blenheim

The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company that was used extensively in the early days of the Second World War.

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Britannia Trophy

The Britannia Trophy is a British award presented by the Royal Aero Club for aviators accomplishing the most meritorious performance in aviation during the previous year.

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad; Ikapa) ranks third among the most populous urban areas in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and has roughly the same population as the Durban Metropolitan Area.

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Carl Zeiss AG

Carl Zeiss is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.

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Chelmsford

Chelmsford is the principal settlement of the City of Chelmsford and the county town of Essex, in the East of England.

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Commandant Royal Observer Corps

The Commandant of the Royal Observer Corps (CROC) was the Royal Air Force commander of the Royal Observer Corps.

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Copenhagen

Copenhagen (København), historically known as the capital of the Denmark-Norway union, is the capital and most populated city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,263,698 and a metropolitan population of 1,992,114.

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De Havilland Mosquito

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War.

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Denis Rixson

Air Commodore Denis Fenn Rixson (12 December 1918 – 10 December 1994) was a British pilot during World War II and a senior Royal Air Force officer in the post-war years and a Commandant Royal Observer Corps.

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Distinguished Flying Cross (United Kingdom)

The Distinguished Flying Cross is the third-level military decoration awarded to personnel of the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force and other services, and formerly to officers of other Commonwealth countries, instituted for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying in active operations against the enemy".

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Distinguished Service Order

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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Edward Donaldson

Edward Donaldson naval officer, (November 17, 1816, Baltimore, Maryland – May 15, 1889) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy.

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Essex

Essex is a county in England, immediately north-east of London.

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Flight sergeant

Flight sergeant (Flt Sgt, F/Sgt, or FS) is a senior non-commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and several other air forces which have adopted all or part of the RAF rank structure.

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Flying officer

Flying officer (Fg Off in the RAF and IAF; FLGOFF in the RAAF; FGOFF in the RNZAF; formerly F/O in all services and still frequently in the RAF) is a junior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many countries which have historical British influence.

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Frederick IX of Denmark

Frederick IX (Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg) (11 March 1899 – 14 January 1972) was King of Denmark from 1947 to 1972.

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Gee-H (navigation)

Gee-H, sometimes written G-H or GEE-H, was a radio navigation system developed by Britain during World War II to aid RAF Bomber Command.

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Gestapo

The Gestapo (abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei, "Secret State Police") was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.

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Group captain

Group captain (Gp Capt or Grp Cpt in the RAF, IAF and PAF, GPCAPT in the RNZAF and RAAF; formerly sometimes G/C in all services) is a senior commissioned rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

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Harold Brownlow Martin

Air Marshal Sir Harold Brownlow Morgan "Micky" Martin KCB, DSO & Bar, DFC & Two Bars, AFC (27 February 1918 – 3 November 1988) was an Australian bomber pilot and senior commander in the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Ivor Broom

Air Marshall Sir Ivor Gordon Broom, DSO, DFC (2 June 1920 - 2003) was a Royal Air Force officer who was awarded the Distinguished Service Order and three Distinguished Flying Crosses for bomber operations during the Second World War.

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Jena

Jena is a German university town and the second largest city in Thuringia.

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Joseph Goebbels

Paul Joseph Goebbels (29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.

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Kettering

Kettering is a town in Northamptonshire, England.

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Leipzig

Leipzig is the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.

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Marconi Company

The Marconi Company was a British telecommunications and engineering company that technically existed under that rubric from 1963-1987, derived from earlier variations in the name and incorporation, spanning a period from its inception in 1897 until 2006, during which time it underwent numerous changes, mergers and acquisitions.

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Medal bar

A medal bar or medal clasp is a thin metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration, civil decoration, or other medal.

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Navigator

A navigator is the person on board a ship or aircraft responsible for its navigation.

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Nazi seizure of power

The Nazi Seizure of Power (German: Machtergreifung) refers to the acquisition by Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist Party of the chancellorship of Germany, and of several other high-ranking cabinet posts, on 30 January 1933, following the appointment of Hitler as chancellor by the aged President Paul von Hindenburg, then 84.

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Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state as well as other far-right groups.

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No. 105 Squadron RAF

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No. 110 Squadron RAF

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No. 139 Squadron RAF

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No. 140 Wing RAF

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No. 21 Squadron RAF

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No. 29 Squadron RAF

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Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire (or; abbreviated Northants.) is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Operation Carthage

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Operation Chastise

Operation Chastise was an attack on German dams carried out on 16–17 May 1943 by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron, subsequently publicised as the "Dam Busters", using a specially developed "bouncing bomb" invented and developed by Sir Barnes Wallis.

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Operation Jericho

Operation Jericho was a low-level Second World War bombing raid on 18 February 1944, by Allied aircraft on Amiens Prison in German-occupied France.

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Order of the Dannebrog

The Order of the Dannebrog (Dannebrogordenen) is an Order of Denmark, instituted in 1671 by Christian V. Until 1808, membership in the order was limited to fifty members of noble or royal rank who formed a single class known as White Knights to distinguish them from the Blue Knights who were members of the Order of the Elephant.

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Pilot officer

Pilot officer (Plt Off officially in the RAF; PLTOFF in the RAAF and RNZAF; formerly P/O in all services, and still often used in the RAF) is the lowest commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries.

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RAF Brampton

Brampton Camp RAF Wyton is a Royal Air Force installation near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire.

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RAF Bruggen

The former Royal Air Force Station Brüggen, more commonly known as RAF Brüggen, in Germany was a major station of the Royal Air Force until 15 June 2001.

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RAF Swanton Morley

The former Royal Air Force Station Swanton Morley, more commonly known as RAF Swanton Morley, was a Royal Air Force station in Norfolk, England, located near to the village of Swanton Morley.

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Reginald Reynolds

Reginald Arthur Reynolds (1905 - 16 December 1958) was a British left wing writer.

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Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda

The Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda (Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda, RMVP or Propagandaministerium) was a Nazi government agency to enforce Nazism ideology.

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Reichs-Rundfunk-Gesellschaft

The Reichs-Rundfunk-Gesellschaft (RRG) (Reich Broadcasting Corporation) was a national network of German regional public broadcasting companies active from 1925 until 1945.

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Reichsmarschall

Reichsmarschall, Marshal of the Reich (literal translation: Empire or Realm), was the highest rank in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Robert Bateson (RAF officer)

Air Vice Marshal Robert Norman Bateson & Bar, DFC (10 June 1912 – 6 March 1986) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot during the Second World War who flew extreme low-level raids against precision targets in occupied Europe.

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Roy Orrock

Air Commodore Roy Kenneth Orrock DFC, A.D.C, M.B.I.M (18 January 1921 – 11 July 2002) was a British pilot during World War II and a senior Royal Air Force officer in the post-war years and the fourteenth Commandant Royal Observer Corps.

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Royal Aero Club

The Royal Aero Club (RAeC) is the national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR) consists of a number of groupings of Royal Air Force reservists for the management and operation of the RAF's Volunteer Gliding Squadrons and Air Experience Flights of the Air Cadet Organisation.

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Royal Danish Air Force

The Royal Danish Air Force (lit) (RDAF) is the air force of Denmark and is responsible for maintaining homeland defence and carrying out homeland security roles as international operations.

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Royal Observer Corps

The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a civil defence organisation operating in the United Kingdom between 29 October 1925 and 31 December 1995, when the Corps' civilian volunteers were stood down.

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Schott AG

Schott AG, founded in Jena in 1884, is a German developer and manufacturer of high-quality industrial specialty glass products.

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Squadron leader

Squadron leader (Sqn Ldr in the RAF and IAF; SQNLDR in the RAAF and RNZAF; formerly sometimes S/L in all services) is a commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many countries which have historical British influence.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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Wilhelmstrasse

Wilhelmstrasse (Wilhelmstraße, see ß) is a major thoroughfare in the central Mitte and Kreuzberg districts of Berlin, Germany.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Sismore

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