514 Squadron Operational Record

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514 Squadron Operational Record

Description

A commemorative document detailing the operations undertaken by the squadron during the Second World War, the weight of bombs dropped and the number of sorties. Also it states 73 aircraft did not return. At the bottom is handwritten 'Good Luck! Tommy'.

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One printed sheet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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PCattyMA18010012

Transcription

[crest]
[underlined] 514 - Squadron. Operational Record.
Total weight of bombs dropped:- 12000 tons.
Number of sorties:- 3800.
73 Aircraft did not return. [/underlined]

- [underlined] Berlin. 16. [/underlined] -
Mannheim. 3. Schweinfurt. Nuremburg. Ludwigshaven. 2. Augsburg. Wesel. 5. Frankfurt. 6. Friedrichshaven. Hamm. 2. Dessau. Merseberg. Kiel. 4. Dresden. ‘D’ Day. Oustrreham. Heligoland. Chemnitz. Caen. 3. Regensburg. Wiesbaden. Villers Bocage. Bremen. Coblenz. Falaise. Magdeburg. Stettin. 2. Havre. 3. Leipzig. 3. Saarbrucken. Lens. Essen. 5. Brunswick. Paris. Cologne. 8. Dortmund. 9. Bochum. Gelsenkirchen. 9. Duisberg. 6. Dusseldorf. 6. Other Ruhr [symbol] 23. Munich. Hanover. Stuttgart. 6. Augsburg. Homberg.

- [underlined] First Operation [/underlined] - Dusseldorf - 1-11-1943. -
- [underlined] Last Operation [/underlined] - Bad Oldesloe - 24-4-1945. -

Good Luck!
[underlined] Tommy [/underlined]

Citation

“514 Squadron Operational Record,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16191.

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