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  • Creator is exactly "H G Adams"

EAdamsHGAdamsBHB440928.pdf
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…

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EAdamsHGAdamsBHB441015.pdf
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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EAdamsHGAdamsBHB441028.pdf
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…

EAdamsHGAdamsBHB441107.pdf
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…

EAdamsHGAdamsBHB441114.pdf
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…

EAdamsHGAdamsBHB450620.pdf
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,…

EAdamsHGAdamsBHB440412.pdf
Comments of father's and his own medical issues. Writes that he bought a bicycle which was ideal to get around the station. Says that virtually everyone has a bike and they are difficult to come by. Comments that he had about finished ground school…

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EAdamsHGAdamsBHB440704.pdf
Comments that it was two years since he joined the service and it had been all training and no action. Says they are filling in time before converting to four engine planes by playing football, parades and some navigation practice. Comments on…

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EAdamsHGAdamsFB440724-0001.pdf
Comments on the large quantity of mail he has received and teaching his new crewmembers to play cribbage or 500, comments on lack of aircraft and family happenings.
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EAdamsHGAdamsFB450629.pdf
Writes about cricket unofficial test matches and playing himself. Describes being roped in as part of the corporal's team and getting top score and bowling. Goes on to describe other matches he played in Lincoln. Concludes mentioning going to the…

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EAdamsHGAdamsFB440910.pdf
Catches up with news from home and exchanges banter. Mentions that his crew have finally arrived at an operational station and after a few local area trips completed their first operation to France.
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BAdamsHGAdamsHGv1.pdf
Writes of training and briefly about operations on 467 Squadron. Continues to describe events after finishing his tour when he was training crews destined for Tiger Force as well as other training tasks. Writes of a training crash of a Lancaster…

BPattisonLEPattisonLEv2.pdf
Shows maps of North Wales and the Midlands as well as an explanation of the Douglas protractor as well as diagrams of the Dalton computer and photographs of Wellington. Describes training at RAF Lichfield from end of March to 21 June 1944. Shows…

MAdamsHG424504-170215-11.pdf
Describes operations by Bomber Command and USAAF aircraft to Hamburg from 24 to 28 July 1943. Mentions it was the first firestorm and the use of Window. Writes that the next firestorm was Darmstadt on September 11 1944. Mentions subsequent firestorms…

MAdamsHG424504-170215-10.pdf
Two versions of document. Provides some comments on 5 Group operations with its own markers and master bombers. Mentions Guy Gibson being killed on their 5th operation. States that between 23 September 1944 and 3 March 1945 5 Group made 10 attacks on…

BAdamsHGAdamsHGv2.1.pdf
Account of his time as a navigator on the squadron from September 1944 to January 1945. Describes his crew and training in Australia travel via the United States to England to join Bomber Command. Writes of training for multi-engine bombers and early…

MAdamsHG424504-170215-19.pdf
Describes attack by 236 Lancaster of 5 Group on port facilities and two aircraft to attack two pocket battleships anchored off the port. Gives a detailed description of attack on ship which was hit with three of their ten bombs.

MAdamsHG424504-170215-01.pdf
Extracts from publications giving details of all operations by 467 and 463 Squadrons from 10 September 1944 to 25 April 1945. Details include number of aircraft, target, bombloads and losses. Interspersed are details of operations carried out by…
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