Thompson, Keith G

Title

Thompson, Keith G
K G Thompson

Description

95 items. The collection concerns Flight Lieutenant Keith Thompson DFC (1238603 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book, documents, photographs and training material as well as his navigation logs. He flew operations as a navigator with 101 and 199 Squadrons.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Mark S Thompson and catalogued by Trevor Hardcastle.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2015-09-07

Rights

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Identifier

Thompson, KG

Collection Items

An airgraph from Keith Thompson to his grandparents
Written from Trenton, Ontario when Keith Thompson had just started his training, saying that he had just been on leave and was enjoying himself.

Keith Thompson's flying log book
Flying log book for Keith Thompson covering his two periods of service as a navigator from 23 August 1942 to 28 March 1946 and post war from 12 September 1950 to 27 April 1960. The entries cover his training in Canada, advanced training on his return…

Keith Thompson's Astro Log Book
Sight log book covering Keith Thompson's flying career, from his training at RCAF Malton from October to December 1942 flying in the Anson then on to 1662 H.C.U. at RAF Hixon from July 1943 flying in the Wellington, then onto operations on 101…

The Empire Air Training Scheme
A handwritten account by Keith Thompson of his time training in Canada from the time he left England in February 1942 until he returned to Scotland as a navigator in January 1943.

Notes about operations on Lancaster
Rough handwritten notes in pencil covering Lancaster operations on 101 and 199 Squadrons.

Royal Air Force Journal April 1944
A 36 page official magazine produced for members of the Royal Air Force. Wide ranging content, in this issue there is News from the Air Ministry, an article entitled What I want after the war, a description of the work of Transport Command on a…

Bremerhaven
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Bremerhaven.

Radar counter measures operation
Navigation calculations and a chart for a radar countermeasures operation.

Trappes
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Trappes.

Aachen
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

Aachen
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aachen.

Braunschweig
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Braunschweig.

101 squadron Lancaster dropping incendiaries
Newspaper cutting of Lancaster captioned 'Through the clouds the fire bombs fall........ Showers of incendiaries released from the bomb bay of a Lancaster hurtle down through the cloud to the city of Duisburg below. A picture released last night of…

Duisburg
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Duisburg.

Orleans
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Orleans.

Hasselt
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Hasselt.

Lyon
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Lyon.

Maintenon Munitions Dump
Navigation calculations and chart for operation to Maintenon.

Cologne
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Cologne.

Rouen
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Rouen.

Aulnoye
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Aulnoye.

Nuremberg
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Nuremberg.

Essen
Navigation calculations for operation to Essen.

Berlin
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Berlin.

Frankfurt
Navigation calculations and a chart for operation to Frankfurt.
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