Steenbergen, The Netherlands - Remembrance Ceremony.

Today, Thursday 19th September 2019, it was 75 years that W/C Gibson and S/L Warwick crashed in Steenbergen.  Every year there is a small ceremony at the cemetery where they are buried to remember this event.

 

Wing Commander Gibson was the founder of the 617 Squadron (better known as the Dambusters) and survived - against all laws and statistics - hundreds of flights. To finally tragically find death in Steenbergen, together with Squadron Leader Jim Warwick. On 19 September 1944 their aircraft crashed here.

 

Programma Herdenking Steenbergen 2019
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