Here the plane dropped three or four bombs, causing minor damage to five Tiger Moth training aircraft, before opening fire on two barrage balloons
, damaging one.
As Bill Richardson, a military correspondent, noted to Eisenhower's staff, "It seems the whole front knows the story of the Negro barrage balloon
battalion outfit which was one of the first ashore on D-Day.
An article on the 320th Barrage Balloon
Battalion led to a research project and first book for Linda Hervieux, a journalist for the New York Daily News.
Mrs Thompson, from Caerphilly, served five years in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and was in charge of the barrage balloons
used to keep the capital's historic castle safe from German bombing raids.
They also could be knocked down by barrage balloon
The West End's Cornerstone Knit and Natter group knitted a Spitfire, air raid shelter and a barrage balloon
In April 1942, a unit of the 399th Barrage Balloon
Battalion came to operate and maintain a fleet of what came to be described as "silver sausages.
The 307th Signal Battalion was constituted on May 27, 1942, as the 313th Coastal Artillery Barrage Balloon
Battalion, and activated June 15, 1942, at Fort Randolph, Canal Zone.
The problem is it's now three weeks since decided to go and I am swelling up like a barrage balloon
We had a barrage balloon
on Windmill Hills and an 'ack ack' gun at the top of Lobley Hill called 'Big Bertha'.
My permanent station was RAF Titchfield, Hampshire, which, was also an ex barrage balloon
station with exactly the same layout as RAF Caerau.
Those who diet until they are bags of bone or gorge until they are the dimensions of an inflated barrage balloon
risk their health and place a strain on their hard-up National Health Service.
Colin Baker, who once played Dr Who, is presumably using the opportunity to audition for roles other than those of a barrage balloon
I also remember part of our duties, one night a week, was to guard the barrage balloon
situated at the top of Daventry Road in Cheylesmore.
There are several war graves from both wars in the graveyard Part of the church spire was knocked down by an escaped barrage balloon
during the Second World War.