In September 1944, Alexander (Lex) Roell was a Dutch teenager. His parental house was situated on the Bakenberseweg in Arnhem, the road that bordered supply zone Victor. He memorized his experiences in a detailed report.


Downloadable PDF of the original report, written by H. A. Roell: The last deed of Pilot Officer John (Len) Wilson
A scan of the original commentary, written by Herman Roell. He descibes the heroic act of P/O Len Wilson, who tried to crash his burning Dakota in a German FLAK position in the northern outskirts of Arnhem during the battle of Arnhem. The original report can be found in the archives of the province of Gelderland (Gelders Archief)
Wilson (2).pdf
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