List of operations

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List of operations

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Some comments on flying and then a list of operations. Most listed with GH and some with target oil, railway and one steelworks.

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One page handwritten document

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MCuthillCR574146-180818-07

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Flying [deleted] all right seemed to be all right, but not above [indecipherable word] with ground subjects. [/deleted] [inserted] fairly good. Ground subjects bad – not above [four indecipherable words] education I'd had. One thing learnt – what a [indecipherable word] education I'd had. [/inserted]

With all these types I couldn't get out of the (US Navy) habit of tail-wheel [indecipherable word] [deleted] the [/deleted] [inserted] every [/inserted] touch down. The Stirling (& the [indecipherable word]) loved them & the Lanc (& the rear gunner) didn't – & with the Wellington, I (later) made too many landing in them to remember. [two deleted indecipherable words] [inserted] At HCU I got a 3 [three indecipherable words] [deleted word]

18/10/44 Bonn – GH (1ST)
22/10/44 Neuss – GH
8/11/44 Hamberg [sic] – oil target.
11/11/44 ICKERN (CASTROP – RAUXEL) GH OIL
15/11/44 DORTMUND GH OIL
21/11/44 Hamberg – oil
23/11/44 Gelsenkirchen GH – oil
26/11/44 Fulda – GH
27/11/44 Cologne – GH – railway
30/11/44 Osterfeld – oil
4/12/44 Oberhausen – GH
8/12/44 Duisberg [sic] – GH rly yards.
11/12/44 Osterfeld – GH oil & rly
12/12/44 Witten – GH steelworks

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“List of operations,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 13, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38429.

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