Gerald Howard Jacobson RNZAF NZ41333 – Pilot. Logbook

I had the great pleasure to meet Denis Jacobson at the Friends of 75(NZ) Squadron Association Winter Reunion in November. His father Gerald flew with 75(NZ) in 1942 between 19th of August and 17th of December when he was tragically lost with the rest of his crew on an op to Fallersleben.

Gerald’s logbook is a beautiful and detailed document, detailing all training he undertook as a Pilot. Of note also is Gerald’s transition from the Squadron’s Wellington bombers to the new Stirlings which replaced them.

Browse Gerald’s logbook here

1 thought on “Gerald Howard Jacobson RNZAF NZ41333 – Pilot. Logbook

  1. Volker Urbansky

    I found the Crash site of his Stirling BF400 Crew with my metal detector in year 2014.Only some fragments. The fragments are sufficient to identify the aircraft (stamps with the id SB) the plane crashed on a field in Ankum-Germany. All Crew members were first burial on the civ. cemetery Ankum, perhaps sombody are in Possession of photos of the Crew? My email: v.urbansky@t-online.de

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