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Australian & Historical (#481) Closed

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Lot 920JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although not wearing his own parachute, he ordered the crew to bail and whilst crawling to retrieve his own parachute the plane exploded leaving a fully conscious Herman to free fall from 18,000 feet.

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$2,400 (2 bids)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000

Australian & Historical (#481) Closed

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  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 2
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 3
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 4
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 5
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 6
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 7
  • JOSEPH HERMAN RAAF '466' SQUADRON - 'CATERPILLAR CLUB':  Personal effects of miracle WWII survivor Joseph Herman who on the night of November 4, 1944 was piloting a Handley Page Halifax B III bomber over Germany when hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although no - 8