Frank J Allnutt’s RAAF observer’s air gunner’s and W/T operator’s flying log book

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Frank J Allnutt’s RAAF observer’s air gunner’s and W/T operator’s flying log book

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F J Allnutt’s RAAF Observer’s Air Gunner’s and W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book, from 22nd October 1943 to 27th November 1944, recording his training and operations as an Air Gunner. Aircraft in which flown: Battle, Oxford, Wellington X, Halifax II, Halifax V, Lancaster. He was stationed at RAAF Base West Sale (No. 3 Bombing and Air Gunnery School), RAF Lichfield (27 Operational Training Unit), RAF Ingham (1481 Bombing and Gunnery Flight), RAF Blyton (No. 1662 Conversion Unit), RAF Hemswell (No. 1 Lancaster Finishing School) and RAF Kelstern (625 Squadron).
He completed a total of 31 operations (11 night, 20 day) on the following targets in France, Germany and Netherlands: Calais, Cologne, Domburg (recorded as “Bomburg”), Dortmund, Douai, Duisberg, Duren, Emmerich, Essen, Fontaine le Pin (Normandy battlefront), Fort Fredrik Hendrik, Freiburg, Le Havre, Neuss, Oeuf en Ternois, Russelheim, Saarbrucken, Stettin, Stuttgart, Vincly, Volkel and Wanne Eickel,
Also includes various comments on operations, including “Only kite to bomb aiming point” and “WIZARD PRANG”.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Frank J Allnutt’s RAAF observer’s air gunner’s and W/T operator’s flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 4, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/29149.

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