Sub-sub-fonds - Bonnesen, Gerald

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Bonnesen, Gerald


  • 24 Mar 1945-2 Feb 1950 (Creation)

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2 files containing 152 papers

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(fl 1941-1945)

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S/Sgt Ralph P. 'Willie' Williams was born in Hutchinson, Kansas. He participated in 18 sorties over Germany and died on 24 March 1945.

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Records donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorialy Library by Gerald Bonnesen.

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This section contains papers relating to Gerald Bonnesen's service history, including his involvement in 'Operation Varsity' and the death of S/Sgt Ralph P. Williams. 'Operation Varsity' was the assault by American and British airborne forces east of the River Rhine, 24 March 1945.

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Created 21/07/2010 by Drohj. Modified 07/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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