Captain Baron Jean de Sélys-Longchamps

Person   Born 1912 Died 16/8/1943

Categories: Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2

A flying officer fighting in the British Royal Air Force. On 19 January 1943 he carried out a solo attack on the Gestapo head office in Brussels. He died in aerial combat 7 months later.
On the Air Force Memorial he is in the 1940 - 1945 section.

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Baron Jean de Sélys-Longchamps

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de Sélys attack on Gestapo HQ

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