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Four items, the first a title page, the second Edward's navigation plot, the third a print of the expected H2S return and fourth part of an official report on the operation. This gives the number of aircraft taking part and their group, a weather…

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RAF Snaith dinner menu with signatures on reverse.
Sgt H.E. Wakefield F/Eng written at the top.

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Menu for Christmas eve dinner 24 December 1945. On the reverse signatures and location: RAF officers' mess Mauripur, Karachi, Sind, India.

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For show "Fastair' with programme of acts and other events. Christmas 1945 RAF Mauripur.

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Recounts this New Zealand pilots superb handling of his aircraft after it struck high tension cable after take off. Despite damage to main navigation aid he continues with his 1700 mile operation which was completed successfully. After landing damage…

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Reports by Sergeant T Barger of attack by enemy aircraft during operation to Krefeld 22 June 1943.

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From CinCFE on the award of the O.B.E.

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Titled 'RAF School of Administration and accountancy' and captioned 'No 41 Admin Course "Y" Syndicate 14/11/45-9/1/46'. Forty-six RSF officers wearing battledress or tunics many with brevet sitting and standing in four rows.

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Formal course photograph, 24 officers, posed in three rows, captioned 'R.A.F. School of Administration and Accountancy, No 32 Elementary Course, Syndicate L 1/8/45 to 26/9/45 with their names printed. Vivian of Hereford'. On the reverse '57212 32 Ele…

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Cover with photograph of six aircrew standing and sitting in front of a bomber. Inside on front page, a brief handwritten account of John Doxsey's service on 149 Squadron September 1939 - September 1940. Mentions his crew positions and two pilots…

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List of crew and next of kin. Nest of kin addresses.

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Names of crew including Harold Wakefield

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Specifies date - 14/15 June 1944, target and zero hour 2235 hours. Lists crews with Wing Commander Cheshire leading along with two other markers flying Mosquito and 22 crews flying Lancaster all armed with one Tallboy bomb.

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Certifies that P J Hogan had visited Neptune's royal domain.

MPhillipsD1653229-180604-01.pdf
Covers earth magnetism, maps (scales, showing relief, projections, used by the RAF), reciprocal bearings, methods of reporting position, magnetic compasses, air speed indicators, time scale, altimeter, meteorology, computor [sic], fixes by position…

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A diary entry taken from an album page.

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This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Neill Chapman’s diary entries from 27th May to 1st June including a list of crew members and the results of their bombing trials.

BBriggsDWBriggDWv1.pdf
Describes wartime service from 1939 to 1945. Joined as Halton apprentice in September 1939. Posted as fitter engine to RAF Wittering working on Wellington Hampden and Manchester aircraft. Followed by tour at RAF Upper Heyford working on Wellington…

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Two items, Edward's description of the operation, and his navigation plot.

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Account of operation against sheltered E-boats in Le Havre harbour. Tasks to assist Navy in their fight against E-boats who were operating against allied invasion forces. States pens would be invulnerable even to 12,000 lb bombs therefore, bombs…

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Starting procedure, testing engines and installations, drill before taxying and post taxi drill,

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Reports that Wellington crew of 9 Squadron took of on operation from RAF Honington and force landed in Vichy France. Apart from one who eventually made his way to freedom, the other crew returned safely and resumed operational flying. Two years later…

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Describes an operation for 103 Squadron on night 16/17 June 1943. 22 aircraft to attack Cologne. Details bomb loads for 18 and 4 aircraft. Describes route a details crew of Lancaster ED944 with Pilot Officer K I Dexter as captain. Notes that Dexter…

BGrayHMGrayHMv1.pdf
Detailed description of impressions, emotions and events leading up to and then during Bertie Gray’s first trip in a Stirling aircraft. Includes descriptions of stalling, corkscrewing and flying on two engines.
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