6 February 2023
  • Tribute Forum

    Rev Robert Alexander Simmons

    Ordained in 1932 Irish born Rev. Robert Alexander Simmons deployed to the Mediterranean with the 64th Medium Regiment in 1941. On the island of Crete his regiment faced the huge German airborne invasion, Operation Mercury, [Read more]
  • Articles

    A greeting from AirmenDK

    The website Airmen.dk has been online since 2007 providing information on allied airmen and aircraft shot down over Denmark during WWII. It currently holds data on 463 aircraft and 3089 airmen shot down over occupied [Read more]
  • In the media

    Asahi Shimbun article by Mayuri Ito

    The project is most honoured by the recent article published in The Asahi Shimbun (Asahi News) by journalist Mrs Mayuri Ito. The paper is not only one of the oldest but also among the four [Read more]
  • Cyril Devaux

    Cuban convergence

    As Nick embarked on his journey towards Japan, escorting The Log Book to its next appointment, it was via a detour to Jamaica. The itinerary took them from St Lucia to Montego Bay via Fort [Read more]

Recent Signatures

Signees

Kazuo Odachi

Kazuo Odachi was born on 11 December, 1926 in a country village not far from Tokyo called Kitano Kotesashi. Odachi’s graduation from elementary school coincided with Japan’s occupation of China. Within a few years, Odachi [Read more]

Signees

Achille Muller

Col Achille Muller, a veteran of the Special Air Service (SAS), signed the Log Book at his home in Billère, France in the presence of Mr. Pierre-Alain Letourneur who graciously facilitated the book’s presentation. The [Read more]

Recent articles

Articles

A greeting from AirmenDK

The website Airmen.dk has been online since 2007 providing information on allied airmen and aircraft shot down over Denmark during WWII. It currently holds data on 463 aircraft and 3089 airmen shot down over occupied [Read more]

In the Spotlight

Keiichi Kuwahara

The following is condensed from an article by Warren Manger who has kindly allowed me to reproduce it here. Keiichi Kuwahara was 17 when he was recruited to the naval airforce in 1943. By the [Read more]

Cyril Devaux

Cyril Devaux

Cuban convergence

As Nick embarked on his journey towards Japan, escorting The Log Book to its next appointment, it was via a detour to Jamaica. The itinerary took them from St Lucia to Montego Bay via Fort [Read more]

On This Day In TLBP History

SIGNIFICANT EVENT
1944 Douglas Devaux, USAF, Flight Radio Operator, arrives Karachi, India after a long journey with many flights across South America and Africa. (79)
1944 Lester Schrenk, USAF, B-17 ball Turret Gunner, 327th BS, 92 BG flies his 7th mission participating in raid "8th Air Force 212" bombing German airfield in Caen/Carpiquet, France. (79)
1945 POW Lester Schrenk, USAF, 327th BS, 92BG is evacuated by German troops from Stalag Luft 4 outside Gross Tychowo, Poland, due to the front line nearing. This is the start of what will be 3 month long death-march spanning over 600-800 miles. (78)

We remember

Obituaries

Veterans Breakfast Club

The Journey – 438 867 km