John Firth's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book

LFirthJB1850441v10001.pdf

Title

John Firth's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book

Description

Navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant John Firth from 31 March 1944 to 7 August 1944. Detailing training and operations flown. Served at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF Skellingthorpe. Aircraft flown were Stirling and Lancaster.
He carried out a total of 19 operations as a flight engineer with 50 Squadron from RAF Skellingthorpe on the following targets in France and Germany: Bois de Casson, Cahagnes (Normandy), Gelsenkirchen, Givors, Joigny, Kiel, Limoges, Prouville (Pas de Calais), Revigny sur Ornain, Secrueville, St Cyr (Paris), St Leu d’Esserent, Stuttgart, Thivergny, Trossy le Maximim, Vitry le Francois. The log book ends with a last operation to Secrueville and the word ‘missing’.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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one booklet

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LFirthJB1850441v10001

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Citation

Great Britain. Royal Air Force and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “John Firth's navigator's, air bomber's and air gunner's flying log book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5776.

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