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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150 image71_1.jpg Co de Swart handing Lois Randel a miniature of the memorial for her brother Bob KIAThumbnailsBemidji, Mi, USA  Paper article on the Randel-sisters' visit to De Bilt, HollandCo de Swart handing Lois Randel a miniature of the memorial for her brother Bob KIAThumbnailsBemidji, Mi, USA  Paper article on the Randel-sisters' visit to De Bilt, HollandCo de Swart handing Lois Randel a miniature of the memorial for her brother Bob KIAThumbnailsBemidji, Mi, USA  Paper article on the Randel-sisters' visit to De Bilt, HollandCo de Swart handing Lois Randel a miniature of the memorial for her brother Bob KIAThumbnailsBemidji, Mi, USA  Paper article on the Randel-sisters' visit to De Bilt, Holland

Lois Randel L, returned to Holland De Bilt, with two of her sisters to visit the Memorial for brother Bob KIA there.Sister Pearl( 95 !)
and June and June, (R)

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