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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

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First article: conduct of the war, censure motion to proceed, double debate. Covers parliamentary no confidence motion and prospective debate on loss of Libya and general conduct of the war. Some believe this is ill advised and offers account of…

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Operational Record ledger created by Pat Falkinder (nee Day). Running log book which includes briefing, targeting, crews and methods of prosecution for various bombing operations. It includes a photographs of Pat Day in uniform and several aircrew.

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Account of operation on Peenemunde research and development establishment. Mentions diversion attacks and Mosquito operation against Berlin. Forty one bombers and one fighter missing. Was a precision attack. 1200 mile journey.

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Flight Sergeant Albion John Turner number 561939, 9 Squadron, Wellington Bomber, over Kiel Harbour 4 Sept 1939.

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Headed Mr Crosskey, states Albion John Turner Flight Sergeant Pilot (regular) from Scampton in Wellington killed on Sept 3 1939 over Kiel Harbour, no 561939, Sage, plot 4, Row E, No 3, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Oldenburg.

Five Group Newsletter, number 24, July 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about second thoughts for pilots, gardening, war effort, signals, armament, war savings, navigation, radar navigation, navigation training,…

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At top - title: 'Operations, 50 44 630 Squadrons, Manchester aircraft 333 1/2 operational hours, Lancaster aircraft'.
On the left and right - RAF bases and operations carried out from them.
On the right - a map on northern Europe and United…

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52 playing cards listing 53 individual operations. The 52nd card (10 of diamonds) shows promotions from A.C. 1 to Pilot Officer. Operations 32, 35 and 38 are all listed on the four of hearts.

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Target photograph showing at top a port area (Naptun Shipbuilding Yards) with several ships docked. Water at top and built up area of port and industrial buildings below. Some fires visible. Captioned between pages 22-23 of 1956 Memoir ''"Rostock"…

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Newspaper account of parents' receipt of Hedley Madgett's Distinguished Flying Medal who was now presumed to have lost his life during low level attack on Peenemunde on 17/18 August 1943. Describes citation including attack on Oberhausen where…

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 3 June 1944 to 14 August 1944. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 9 and 50 Squadrons. The sheet records 15 operations, seven with 9 Squadron, and the other eight…

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for G H Holmes, covering the period from 7 June 1943 to 23 May 1947. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Evanton, RAF Turweston,…

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Transcript from news cutting, Kings Lynn paper 1941. Reports that Pilot Officer Frederick Arthur Caunter-Jackson lost his life as a result of air operations on night 11/12 June 1941. Other names of his crew were listed and it is assumed his was the…

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Handwritten notes giving brief description of the operations and a relevant newspaper cutting titled 'RAF bombs Baltic escape port'.

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A group of six aircrew under the nose of a Lancaster with nose art, the name 'Zola' and bomb symbols. Article relates that crew had requested that the creator of the cartoon in the Daily Mirror to draw them Zola as a mascot. Notes the targets that…

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Two pictures of Wellington 'HA-A', parked on grass. Left image from rear quarter with two wheeled equipment in foreground and two men under the starboard wing. Right image from the front quarter with a man crouching by boarding ladder under the…

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Indicates two bomb loads with parachute mines for total of five aircraft. No other details filled in.

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Indicates two bomb loads, one for four aircraft and the other for seven. Includes H-hour, preselection and distributor settings, weights and fuse settings, heights and false height settings and other notes. On the reverse operation aim 'To destroy…

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Indicates one bomb load and includes time on target, preselection settings, distributor settings, some handwritten calculations and code words. On the reverse; marking and tactics, notes, bombing, Window and other details,

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Indicates four bomb loads, one of parachute mines for gardening and three for conventional bombs for bombing. Includes preselection settings, false height settings, window, route. Annotated 'Kiel bay, Duisberg'. Notes on the reverse.

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Two bomb loads for six aircraft. Pre-selection settings. Window briefing, route, method. Notes that 3 Mosquito serrate over southern Denmark. Annotated 'Kiel Bay and Frisians'. On the reverse a note.

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Lists crew member Sergeant George Wilfred Simpson Conspicuous Gallantry Medal, flight engineer from 463 Squadron, Lancaster RA542 piloted by Flying Officer A Cox on Tonsberg operation 25/26 April 1945 and Sergeant George William Oliver Conspicuous…

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Aerial oblique photograph of bomb damage of shipyards at Kiel. Many damaged buildings and workshops. Large covered dock is undamaged, as are several cranes.. Captioned 'Kiel'.

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Writes thanking him for letter and news that operation are held up. Presumes he was on Rostock operation previous night. Wishes they would give him leave as she misses him.

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