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#903036 - 30th Sep 2014 9:26am Soldier shot down Dornier on Dee marshes
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I read an obituary of a WW2 soldier who had been stationed on the Dee marshes near to Sealand and the Summers steelworks. He had shot down a low-flying Dornier with his rifle.

I saw the obituary about two years ago but whether it was newly published or an older publication I cannot say. Regrettably I did not copy the article.

Can anyone provide any further information?

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#903042 - 30th Sep 2014 10:39am Re: Soldier shot down Dornier on Dee marshes [Re: greasby_lad]
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#903165 - 1st Oct 2014 7:45am Re: Soldier shot down Dornier on Dee marshes [Re: greasby_lad]
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#903176 - 1st Oct 2014 8:58am Re: Soldier shot down Dornier on Dee marshes [Re: Tatey]
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Thanks Bert. I was beginning to wonder whether I'd dreamt it.

That's another piece of WW2 History of the Dee marshes, to go with the RAF target practice structures and the bombing decoys to fool the Luftwaffe.

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