Operation Manna

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Title

Operation Manna

Description

A photograph of a Lancaster mid-upper turret and a summary of food drops undertaken by that aircraft. Also a list of the type of food dropped and a total number of missions flown and tonnage of food dropped.

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Format

One printed sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SFellowesD[Ser#-DoB]v100013

Transcription

[photograph]

Operation Manna

1st May T. off 14.40 2.50
2nd May T. off 12.00 2.45
4th May T off 10.00 2.40
Rotterdam – Tesbregge.

Food: Dried egg. Dried Milk.
Potatoes. Biscuits. Butter.
Bacon. Corned beef. Sugar.
Chocolate. Spam. Flour. Salt
Pepper. Fats.

R.A.F flew 3,200 missions
droped [sic] 7,000 tons of Food.
by.
Squdrens [sic] of 1, 3, & 8 Group.

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Citation

“Operation Manna,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 7, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35489.

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