Dutch WWII Airwar Researcher Jacobus "Co" de Swart investigated WWII air combat victory claims of German Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot Oberleutnant Erich Burkert. De Swart's research found confirmation of those claims, including two USAAF B-17s, one from the 95th Bombardment Group on 17 August 1943, and one from the 96th Bombardment Group on 20 October 1943. This photo Gallery presents the results of the research, as well as the modern day gatherings of the descendants of the combatants and witnesses to these events. Among the researchers de Swart collaborated with to fill some voids were the Belgian team at The Comet Network.

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2018, Eerde, Holland: Two local wittnesses ( 93/97 !) of the Chuting down of Mills Sr. in 1943

201 Schermafbeelding 2018-09-29 om 20_09_47.png  2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area) 2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area) 2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area) 2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area) 2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area) 2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area) 2018-09-29 Chute landing site of Bomb. Don Mills SrThumbnails2018:  Co de Swart/Cor Vervoort( Author of a book on thee war in he Eerde area)

On request: Flowers were laid for the five KIA of the Geyer Crew on Mills' landing' location with the names of the of the Five KIA in De Bilt

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