Alexander Gilbert’s navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book

LGilbertAC186764v1.pdf

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Alexander Gilbert’s navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A C Gilbert, flight engineer, covering the period from 16 June 1943 to 3 July 1956. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Bardney, RAF Foulsham, RAF Waterbeach, RAF Feltwell, RAF Woolfox Lodge, RAF Methwold, RAF Tuddenham, RAF Stradishall and RAF Watton. Aircraft flown in were Manchester, Lancaster, Oxford, Flying Fortress, York, Dakota and Anson. He flew a total of 33 operations, 10 night operations with 9 squadron, 14 night operations with 514 squadron, 5 daylight and 4 night operations with 149 squadron plus two Operation Manna. Targets were Hamburg, Mannheim, Nurnberg, Leverkusen, Monchen Gladbach, Berlin, Munich, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Laon, Rouen, Wiesbaden, Hohenbudberg, Dresden, Bocholt, Hallendorf, Kiel, Rotterdam, and The Hague. The book also records flights on Operation Exodus, Cook's Tours and one Operation Dodge flight.

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One booklet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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LGilbertAC186764v1

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Alexander Gilbert’s navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 26, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23324.

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