..a few comments on a recent FB group concerning the last raid over London mounted by the Kampfgeschwader of the Luftwaffe. Did Luftwaffe bombers raid London in 1944, when was the last mission flown over London ?
Luftflotte 3 put up nearly 125 bombers for a mission over London for the last time on the night of 18-19 April, 1944. Junkers Ju 188 and Dornier Do 217 bombers from KG 2 may have reached the target area (Tower Bridge - London Docks) in small numbers ...
Below; Obstlt Karl Kessel, Stab/KG 2, Soesterberg (Holland) - preparing for a mission over the UK during the so-called 'Baby Blitz'. Official photos probably taken to mark the award of the RK to the Geschwaderkommodore KG 2 in early 1944..
Above; targeting London - a Do 217 crew prepares for a mission over England during 1944, Stab-KG.2, Soesterberg (images via DB @ "Luftwaffe Fliegerhorste" on FB).