Operation Overlord



Operation Overlord


Top - explanatory note explaining that our crews contributed to D-Day.
Top left - newspaper cutting providing account of plan for attack on Merville battery including saturation bombing by Lancasters and ground attack. Goes on with account of actual event including fact that air attack was a complete failure.
Middle right - extract from Ned Sparkes's log book from 2 June 1944 to 28 Juune 1944 with operations to Calais, Meurville, Conde-sur-Moreau, Le Mans, Arras, Boulogne and Wizernes.
Below - seven short documents with accounts of seven operations including types of aircraft used, target, details, results, losses and civilian casualties.



One typewritten note, one newspaper cutting, one extract from log book and seven printed document all mounted on an album page

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“Operation Overlord,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 16, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36306.

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