Frank Hobbs’ observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book

LHobbsFJ1262633v1.pdf

Title

Frank Hobbs’ observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book

Description

Observers and air gunners flying log book for Frank Hobbs, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 March 1941 to 16 March 1943 when he was killed in action. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF Penrhos, RAF North Luffenham, RAF Swinderby, RAF Skellingthorpe and RAF East Kirkby. Aircraft flown in were, Dominie, Proctor, Blenheim, Anson, Wellington, Manchester and Lancaster. He completed a total of 9 operations, 4 with 50 squadron and 5 with 630 squadron. Targets were, Hamburg, Mannheim, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, Leipzig, Schweinfurt and Augsburg. He was killed on his tenth operation to Stuttgart.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Mike Connock

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One booklet

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LHobbsFJ1262633v1

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Citation

“Frank Hobbs’ observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 23, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10141.

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