Extracts from 195 Squadron Operations Record book covering John Brittain's operations

MBrittainJT2227748-170725-04.pdf

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Extracts from 195 Squadron Operations Record book covering John Brittain's operations

Description

Extracts cover thirteen wartime bombing operations and four Operation Manna supply drops as well as three post war prisoner of war repatriation flights. Details include number of aircraft involved, weather, bomb load, marking seen, operational assessment, enemy activity and casualties. Eight operations were by day and five by night. Targets were Dortmund (twice), Gelsenkirchen (four times), Heliogoland (twice), Kamen Oil plant, Wesel, Datteln, Merseburg and Kiel. Supply drops to Rotterdam and The Haque and repatriation flights to Juvencourt in France. Extracts from his log book have been added to the pages.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

Scanned or photographed extracts from the original Operations book, cropped and inserted into an Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Printed as PDF.

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MBrittainJT2227748-170725-04

Citation

“Extracts from 195 Squadron Operations Record book covering John Brittain's operations,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/9969.

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