|The Beachhead at Arromanches from 11,000 metres|
|Invasion area photography from the mission - time 1632hrs|
No, not a fighter or combat mission - a reconnaissance mission by a Luftwaffe Arado 234 over the Normandy invasion area.
|Erich Sommer in 1942|
After his Normandy missions, Eric conducted recon sorties over SE UK and then London and the Thames estuary in late 1944.
Eric died in 2005 at the Age of 93 and here is the transcript of a television interview he did in May 2004. http://www.abc.net.au/gnt/history/Transcripts/s1110428.htm
|Eric Sommer in 2005|
|The only surviving Arado 234 Jet recon aircraft at the Udvar-Hazy museum, Washington DC|