Lykkesholm drop zone


The drop zone at Lykkesholm on Funen which was used for weapon drops on 26 November 1944. Photographed in 1950.


Reception report from the drop zone at Lykkesholm on 26 November 1944.


Reception report from the drop zone at Lykkesholm on 26 November 1944.


Reception report from the drop zone at Lykkesholm on 26 November 1944.


Reception report from the drop zone at Lykkesholm on 26 November 1944.


Reception report from the drop zone at Lykkesholm on 26 November 1944.

Intro

The plane airdropped 24 Fox-containers and a package of guns. One of the parachutes drifted, but the following day the container was found 1.5km from the drop zone. On leaving the drop zone, one container rolled off the back of the truck as the tailboard was missing.

The plane airdropped 24 Fox-containers and a package of guns. One of the parachutes drifted, but the following day the container was found 1.5km from the drop zone. On leaving the drop zone, one container rolled off the back of the truck as the tailboard was missing.

26.11.1944

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The Nyborg Group

Fynske Pladsbog, Erik Frandsens arkiv, Rigsarkivet. Telegramkorrespondance, Erik Frandsens arkiv, Rigsarkivet. Jørgen Hæstrup: Hilsen til Vera, 1956, s. s. 50.

Region: Funen - District: Nyborg Zone nr.: 3 - Zone name: Lykkesholm Place in the Military Map: Volume 2 - Page 32 - D2: 900 m. nord for "o" i Lykkesholm Sources: Fynske Pladsbog, Erik Frandsens arkiv, Rigsarkivet.