Mieczysław Stachiewicz's RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book

LStachiewiczM170522v1.pdf

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Mieczysław Stachiewicz's RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book

Description

Pilot Officer Mieczysław Stachiewicz's RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 11 June 1941 to 21 November 1942 detailing his training and operations as a pilot.
He was stationed at RAF Peterborough (No. 25 (Polish) Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Newton (No. 16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School), RAF Bramcote (No. 18 (Polish) Operational Training Unit) and RAF Hemswell (No. 301 Polish Squadron). Aircraft in which flown: Tiger Moth, Oxford, Wellington IC and Wellington IV.
Records a total of 31 night operations (2 noted as “Duties Not Carried Out” and 4 noted as ‘return to base’ for various reasons). Targets in France, Germany and Italy were: Bremen, Cologne, Dieppe, Duisberg, Emden, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Kassel, Kiel, Osnabruck, Saarbrucken, St Nazaire, Stuttgart, Turin and Wilhelmshaven.
Several operations are described as ‘mine laying’ or ‘gardening’ without a specific target noted.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

David Leitch

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One booklet

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LStachiewiczM170522v1

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Mieczysław Stachiewicz's RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 22, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18978.

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