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Maurice Cecil Stimpson’s pilot’s flying log book. Two


Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 1 August 1943 to 15 February 1944, when he failed to return from…

Title page


Title page to Edward King's album 'Narrative of Operations' where he covers every operation of his tour.

Take Off


A press clipping of "Take Off" a painting by Dame Laura Knight R.A. Edward notes that the painting was executed at RAF Mildenhall.

Two newspaper cuttings


The first captioned 'Bill Prune, R.I.P'. with a picture of a Bulldog announced the death in a road accident of a squadron mascot.
Second shows two…

Flight Lieutenant Johnston RNZAF


Press cutting, referring to a officer of 15 Squadron.



Two items, a page with Berlin and the date 2/2/44 and a navigation plot to Berlin.

Cherbourg, 'Gardening' Edward King's 1st operation of his tour


Three items, Edward's description of the mining operation off Cherbourg, they were the only aircraft operating from their base that night. Edward's…

Two air to ground photographs


A press cutting captioned 'Retreat from the coast' taken in the summer of 1943 shows two coastal airfields Calaise/Marck and Abbeville/Drucat…

Berlin, Edward King's 2nd operation of his tour


Seven items, Edward's description of the operation, his navigation plot, a map of Berlin. Press clippings captioned 'Vast areas of Berlin are like…