Operations

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Title

Operations

Description

Top left - extract from Ned Sparkes's log book between 3 August 1944 and 25 August 1944 with operations to Foret de Nieppe, St Leu-d'Esserent and Brest.
Right - document titled "The Reckoning". Giving details of bomber commands sorties, aircraft and aircrew losses, and asking whether sacrifice was worth results.
Bottom left - three short documents giving some account of operations on flying bomb site (2) and Brest. Gives number and type of aircraft used, target, results and losses.
Bottom left - photograph of a crashed Wellington wheels up in a field. Captioned 'A Wimpey completes the course at 85 OTU Bruntingthorpe 1944'.
Bottom right - document entitles "Aircrew casualties" listing bomber command casualties during the war up to 31 May 1947.

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One log book extract, five printed documents and a b/w photograph all mounted on an album page

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PSparkesW17010023

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Citation

“Operations,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36312.

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