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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the operation lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near…

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Relates that Petts family lived in the bungalow during The Second World War. Mentions that two brothers of family were killed in action. Flight Sergeant John Russel Petts of 138 Squadron was killed on operations in Whitley V on 28 December 1941. His…

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The aircrew of DK253. Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath a caption has their names.

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On the left a lady with dark coat standing next to a sergeant wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and a wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his Mother Clara Emily Boothe Bye......your…

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Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…

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A plaque with a photograph of the Cenotaph and 21 photographs of local residents who died during the 1939 to 1945 war. It includes Sam McCron.

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Eight aircrew and two ground crew standing and squatting in two rows under the nose of a Halifax. Aircraft has 'Daisy Mae' nose art.

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Two photographs. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E Gunners, F/S McBride and F/S Stone (both RCAF)', and
'HK555 KO-E All Gunners -(S Guyan centre), R.McBride / S.Guyan / A.Stone'.

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1:506880 chart of Banff. Sheet 82NE

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!:506880 Chart of Moose Jaw region.

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1:506880 Chart of Red Deer - Edmonton.

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1:506880 Chart of Swift Current-Regina.

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Two photographs, the first is of fire fighting the burning wreckage, damaged buildings in background. From information kindly supplied by the donor, 'Attempts to put out the fire after the bomb load expired after the crash on take-off. The crash took…

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Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

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A group of airmen being transported to their aircraft on a lorry with a trailer.
On the reverse 'Crew 'bus' Tholthorpe Going out to aircraft for ops 1944' and 'Photo Reg [indecipherable]' and 'Tholthorpe'.

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The crew of V for Victor stand in a line under the nose of their Halifax 'ZA-V'. Captioned
'Aircrew V-Victor Halifax Mark III
No 10 Squadron No. 4 Group Royal Air Force- Bomber Command Melbourne Yorkshire England
Completed 38 Operations -July…

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A sergeant airman holding the barrel of a mid-under gun.

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An airman wearing glasses sitting in the cockpit of a Lancaster. Underneath is a cartoon of Donald Duck with a horn. There are also 11 maple leaves with a letter.

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An airman leaning out of a Lancaster cockpit. There is nose art of a flying woman and 'Countess' painted, along with three bombs.

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Side by side head and shoulders portraits of a woman and an airman wearing uniform tunic with Canada shoulder patch and side cap. Submitted with caption 'Jean and Jim Latimer c1944'.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

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A three quarter length portrait of an airman wearing his flying kit. Behind is a radial engined Halifax.

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An airman complete with lifejacket is inside his aircraft heading to his station. On his shoulders are Canada flashes.

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An airman standing on the starboard wing of a Halifax. A second airman is watching out of the cockpit window.

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Full length image of an airman wearing Mae West standing outside a Nissen hut, On the reverse 'F/S R[..], 458 Queens Ave, London, Ontario'.
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