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Serbia – 2018 Expedition photos

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Хотел Москва (Hotel Moscow), Belgrade
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The next generation pay their respects
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The group (+1 behind the camera)




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Laying the wreaths, one from each family...
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...each bearing the Squadron’s Crest
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Hotel Hamburg, Smederevo.




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Interviewing the 90-year old witness in Ram
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All aboard for the 2½-hour river cruise!
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Ram Quay, where the German gunboats
Uta and Bechelaren were moored




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Ram Fortress (under renovation)
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Wheelhouse of M.T.Neptun
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Girl talk!




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Čibuklija. Known locally as Aircraft Island, something crashed here. But was it MM838 or
a four-engined aircraft, as the witness claims?
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Km post 1081 on the north shore of Čibuklija. The position of 1080 was permanently submerged when the dam "Đerdap 1" was built
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During the cruise, the son of the 1944 CO made a speech reciting the story of the loss of MM838




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Downstream: The start of the Danube Gorge. (View from Stara Palanka on the north bank)
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Community meal in Ram after the cruise
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Kovin Old Church. No clues were found here, or at the cemetery. We were following a false trail




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Inside Kovin Old Church, in the company of
the Serbian Orthodox priest (on right)
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Kovin cemetery military section, at the time of our visit wrongly thought to be the place of initial burial of the casualties
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The River Danube at Smederevo. In 1944 the oil refinery would have been visible in the distance on the right



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