Category Archives: German

Richard Pahl and the Baby Blitz

TUESDAY APRIL 19 1944 THE last attack of the Baby Blitz, a renewed offensive against London in the spring of 1944, occurred on this particular night. Taking part was twenty four year old Oberleutnant Richard Pahl in a Messerschmitt 410A-1 … Continue reading

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Mr Weiss and his Instrument of Certain Death

John Weiss came to London from Rostock in 1780. His father had been a cutler and served as Master Cutler to the Rostock Guild of Smiths; Weiss  took to the manufacture of surgical instruments and in 1787 opened for business … Continue reading

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