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A battle order for 6/7 December 1944 detailing aircrew and aircraft involved in the operation. The target was Merseburg synthetic oil plant.

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Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

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A list of eight actions to be taken before ditching.

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A list of instructions to be followed in case of an engine fire.

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A list of ten items to be checked in the event of an engine failure.

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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

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This edition covers an Editorial, poems, the padres notes, romantic fiction, a car chase in London, a list of expenditure of the station's social funds, recollections of flying in the Great War, Christmas stories, Officers Mess gossip, a story about…

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This edition has adverts, an Editorial, reminisces by Dr Vyse, an appreciation of the arrival of the RAF at Weyburn, photographs of Weyburn, stories about Gremlins, a fictitious love story, photos of dances, Weyburn library, poems, love stories, a…

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A list of aircrew, times of take off and landings and altitude flown for 75 squadron. 21 Lancasters attacked the dyke at Westkapelle.

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The letter informs Terry that his service in the reserve has expired.

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A letter written by Terry's sister, Yvonne. She thanks him for the gifts he posted to her. She has been dancing and can jitterbug. A note written by his father congratulates him on passing his ground exams.

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A letter to Bob Moore from TerryFord about 75 Squadron. He describes how his crew was the only completely non-New Zealanders, a disposal of a long delay bomb in the North Sea, the loyalty of his ground crew, the station Commander and his failed…

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A telegram sent by Terry Ford to his sister, Moira. He wishes her a happy birthday and that she passes her exams.

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A telegram that Terry sent to his parents stating that all is well and he is safe.

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A letter from Terry to his family. He describes how the weather has changed from snow to dust and dust storms. He writes that he has passed his Wings Flying Test but was disappointed with his performance.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about his flying, his friends, social activities and the weather.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes about the weather and the terrible blizzards they have had, and about his course which will be complete in a week’s time.

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Letter From Terry to his family. He writes that he has just been to Regina and has sent a parcel to them with items he has bought. He also writes about the weather saying that it is well below freezing therefore they are unable to be outside for more…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has been swotting for his exams and that they finish their course in two weeks time. He also writes that he has bought a second-hand camera and is hoping to do his solo night flight that night.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes giving them his new address in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada and asks after his old friends.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has been to the cinema, and has been having a good time. He also enclosed £3 for them to bank for him and mentions friends he has seen.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has been offered his commission and has accepted it. His course is due to finish and he expects to go on a reconnaissance course next. He also writes about colleagues, family and friends.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has had his Wings Parade and is now in Prince Edward Island for his next course, which will be for nine weeks.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes about his social activities, that he has been recommended for a commission, passing his cross country Wings and has gone solo at night. He also mentions that the weather is warmer now and he is having a…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes thanking them for their letters and money and says that he has just been on leave to Regina; about the weather and his exams.
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