MJCorrigan

Matthew C. Villager.

 
MJCorrigan
 

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" "Hi Mathew I've just ordered your book and look forward to an interesting read ." Thank you. I hope you enjoy it. I'd be really interested to hear what you think of it. If you'd like to leave comments, there's a Facebook page here: ..."

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"Thanks. I wasn't born either. As I said, the story has been largely forgotten (even the people at Stockport Air Raid Shelter Tours were unaware of it). Many of those who had heard about it had incorrect information based on handed-down stories e..."

Started a new discussion in Hazel Grove

"In the early hours of 8 May 1941, a Heinkel bomber of Hitler's Luftwaffe became the only enemy aircraft to be shot down over Greater Manchester. Engines ablaze, it streaked across the Stockport sky before crashing in flames into a farm field at To..."

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Replied to a discussion in Hazel Grove

"Hello, the aircraft actually crashed into a field belonging to the farm. It's possible some debris was scattered onto the golf course but the impact site was definitely at the farm. The book will be out before Christmas."

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"Thanks for the info all. Grover, as I understand it the wireless operator, Ludwig Rathsam, was taken to a house called 'Wayside', which stood on the site of what is now Wayside Gardens. Are you sure it wasn't another crewman (one came down on Mir..."

Started a new discussion in Hazel Grove

"Hello I am writing a short article about this. I'd be very grateful if anyone has any photographs of the wreckage. I'm also interested in finding out what happened to Mr Herbert WALLS and (if possible) a photo of his home, Wayside. Thank you."