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S102SqnRAF19170809v30007.pdf
Covers period 28 January 1944 to 4 February 1944. Lists units for long range bombers, long range recce, fighter bomber, twin engine fighters, tactical recce and coastal. Followed by short note of disposition of fighters on western front. Follows a…

S102SqnRAF19170809v30002.pdf
Details of operation to Berlin on 15/16 February 1944. Gives numbers of Bomber Command aircraft involved for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Groups. Details other targets - spoof to Frankfurt, Mosquitos to Aachen and mine laying. Weather, Enemy raid reaction -…

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Article in the Aeroplane magazine March 30 1945 issue. Describes actions of Acting Squadron Leader Robert Antony Maurice Palmer D.F.C and Bar, 109 Squadron during an operation to Cologne marshalling yards. Also give other details of his service…

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Headline - Stuttgart badly hit, factories ablaze. Internal headlines - hard-pressed Germans, feeling the strain including some pilot accounts. Bombs in centre - fires joined into one, pilots account of fires. Eluded fighter, another would not fire,…

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Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a submarine.
#2 and 3 are airmen washing in the open.
#4 is a boy with a towel.
#5 is a bar made from the rear fuselage of a German aircraft. The sign says 'Line Shoot Bar'.
#6 is Ron in a pool.
#7 is an…

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Two photographs of Wolfgang Thimmig.
#1 A half length portrait of Wolfgang, captioned 'Wolfgang Thimmig 1936'. He was the pilot that shot down Paul's Stirling in 1943.
#2 is a full length image of Wolfgang.

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An explanation of the silver cup. It was awarded to the pilot who had shot down a Stirling.

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Four photographs, showing a variety of German aircraft damaged to varying degrees. Page captioned, 'Celle (Germany) B 118.'

Top left Arado 96
Top right Junkers Ju-188A-2 WNr 160078
Bottom left Nearest camera - Bucker 131 with Siebel 204…

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Four photographs, one of a serviceman leaning against a large aircraft part with swastika, captioned 'Pop'.
Second is of a structure built within trees, captioned 'German observation post'.
Third is of a flat wooden platform overlooking trees,…

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Aircraft is missing left undercarriage and is propped up on pieces of wood. Serviceman in the cockpit.
Captioned 'Dive - Bomber added later One of a few'.

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Photograph of a piloted V1, although it is captioned as 'V.3.' , a newspaper clipping from the Daily Mirror containing a readers recollection of seeing a piloted V1 at Celle immediately post war.
A second photograph is of damaged German tracked…

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The front page of the Daily Mail newspaper with news of the Nuremberg trial . It includes a photograph of 18 of the 21 accused.

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The pilot who was credited with shooting down Reg Wilson's Halifax.

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Four photographs, one with Arthur standing alongside a Renault FT-17 tank with German markings, captioned 'One man tank Antwerp'.
The second shows a collapsed bridge in the foreground with industrial buildings in the background.
Third is of…

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Records his sortie against the bomber force attacking Heilbron on the night of 4/5 December 1944. Eric Pick flew on that operation. The graphic account of the raid describes his succesful attack on a Lancaster, his failed attacks on others and in…

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.
At…

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A newspaper cutting with news about operations over Germany. On the reverse is non-war related news.

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Artwork showing a fat man with resplendent uniform with many insignia, baton, peaked cap and boots with spurs. Captioned 'L/Cpl Goering, the pride of the lootwaffe'. Two versions of the same image, the second submitted with information 'img178'.

Gunther Rall was raised in Stuttgart and enjoyed outdoor and sporting activities as a youngster and he was also a Boy Scout. He became a cadet in the army, and joined the 13th Infantry Regiment. He met a friend in the air force, and decided it was…

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Description of attack by bomber command Halifax aircraft on synthetic oil plants. Mentions German jet aircraft.

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

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Account written by Unteroffizier Richter, wireless operator, of his night-time flight near Langeoog with pilot Oberleutnant Schoenert. On their second approach, they spotted an enemy Handley Page Halifax bomber. First attack at height of 3900 metres…

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Top left - nine airmen by the tail of a Halifax. Six standing behind and three squatting in front. All are wearing battledress with side or peaked caps. Some have visible brevet.
Top right - seven airmen standing in line by the tail of a Me 110 with…

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Top - seven aircrew, four standing behind wearing battledress and three sitting in front wearing tunics. All have brevet and wear side or peaked hats. Includes separate scan of this image. On the reverse 'The Boys on the day Sailor Doug and Joe left…

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A Ju 88 with RAF markings taken from over the wing of a Stirling. Samuel Guyan standing underneath a Ju 88 in a hangar. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'JU88 at Farnboro - September 1943 - Photo taken from within BK784. From 24'th to…

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