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  • Creator is exactly "H G Adams"

Comments on rain back at home and mentions just getting back from leave in London. Describes activities while on leave including theatre, visiting boomerang club. historic places and dinner. Also mention visiting Taplow to see friends.
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Writes of recent good weather, lectures and plans to go swimming. mentions that most of the chaps who came over with him have been split up now into different groups. Catches up with news of friends.
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Comments on recently arrived letter from home. Writes of playing crib with his mates and comments on weather at home and in England.
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Writes that they had been flying every day or night. Thanks her for cakes received and mentions other parcels. Mentions landing away and meeting old acquaintances. Comments that he only has a few trips to do before going on to Lancasters.
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Writes that they had finished their flying at his location and had now got a weeks leave where he would be gong to Scotland then London. Catches up with mail and news from home.
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Writes he is now at new station after completing conversion and went on leave in Edinburgh while the rest of his crew went to London. Mentions that his wallet and fountain pen had been stolen while on leave. On the train back someone took his bag…


Writes he started flying at new unit, did dinghy drill in Nottingham. One of crew bought a car for £25, as an operational crew they are allowed to get petrol.
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Writes that they had been busy and been to Germany three nights out of last four. Had now done eight operations and had no trouble so far. Says he had had a lot of mail in the last few days and talks of other correspondence. Catches up with news of…


Writes he is currently on a few days leave in London and describes activities. Mention meeting old friend at the boomerang club who was on Sunderlands in Coastal Command.
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Writes that the weather had been bad and he had only done one more operation. Mentions playing crib. bridge and going to cinema in Lincoln. Comments that there were problems of getting mail from Australia. Catches up with news of friends including…

Writes that the weather was cool and windy an that he had done a couple more operations and now had twelve to finish. Mentions recent night out with navigators and other crews at local pub. Comments on rivalry with another crew to see who got into…

Writes that they are still going well and hope to finish their tour before Christmas. Mentions upcoming leave and that a fellow Australian had finished his tour successfully. Sadly another of his friends crew who shared their hut were missing after…

Thanks her for parcel with cake and tea. Writes of driving to friends in London and having problems with his car on the return. mentions flying to Germany to view bomb damage. Saw Duren, Dusseldorf, Dortmund-Ems canal, Aachen, Cologne, Essen,…

List of 29 operations as navigator on Lancaster of 467 Squadron between 10 September 1044 and 16 January 1945. Includes comments on each sortie with bomb load, flight times, fighters seen, weather, anti-aircraft fire, aircraft shot down.

Briefly describes his crew's first operation to Le Havre after being on the squadron for 3 days. Had few problems apart from losing an engine. Did the next 21 operations with the same aircraft (D-Dog) but they were told that it was written off while…

Page from Herbert Adam's flying logbook for September 1944 on 467 Squadron with his first eight operations.

Writes that he joined newly formed Air Training Corps at end of 1941 as this would give an accelerated position on the waiting list for aircrew. Describes training and sports. Called up into army 3 July 1942 and describes training in basic infantry…

After completing his tour Bert Adams was posted to RAF Wigsley as an instructor. Describes training crews for Tiger force. Mentions a little about his work in the air and on the ground.
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