Work proceeds apace on Vol 2 of the Luftwaffe Seaplanes book to be published by Lela Presse. Publication expected for late Feb 2010.
On 4 October 1943 aircraft from the USS Ranger attacked German shipping along the coast of Norway under the code name ‘Operation Leader’. Lt(jg) Boyd N. Mayhew was piloting one of a patrol of four VF-4 F4F-4 Wildcats which intercepted and shot down He 115 B (WNr. 1866) K6+MH of 1./406.