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YRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Written in RAF pilot's flying log book by Sergeant, pilot Rosser, Lewis Victor, RAFVR - diary of night bombing operations. Gives date, aircraft, crew, target and description of each operation. Also included are extracts from the Bomber Command war…

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

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Top left - extract from Ned Sparkes's log book between 3 August 1944 and 25 August 1944 with operations to Foret de Nieppe, St Leu-d'Esserent and Brest.
Right - document titled "The Reckoning". Giving details of bomber commands sorties, aircraft and…

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Top - explanatory note explaining that our crews contributed to D-Day.
Top left - newspaper cutting providing account of plan for attack on Merville battery including saturation bombing by Lancasters and ground attack. Goes on with account of actual…

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Top - extract from Ned Sparkes's log book from 22 April 1944 to 11 May 1944 with operations to Düsseldorf, Karlsruhe, Essen, Somain. St Ghislane and St-Valery and Boulogne.
Underneath - six short documents with accounts of these six operations…

LBarberT1047323v2.pdf
T. Barber’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot from 27th June 1943 to 6th May 1945 detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Station Paulson (No. 7…

LSoltysiakB781032v1.pdf
Sergeant Bronisław Soltysiak’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 4 September 1940 to 13 August 1942, detailing his training and operations as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Carlisle (No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Stormy Down…

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Target photograph of coastline and Batterie Oldenburg and Batterie Waldam. Port of Calais is just to bottom of the photograph Bomb explosions, smoke and target markers obscure the target. The beach is visible with many obstructions. Two Halifax III…

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Target photograph of bombs exploding and obscuring target. Many bomb craters on the right side of image. Captioned 'DRF 10.9.44//7" 10000 > 108.1707.Alvis 2, M.9x1000.4x500.C. 27 secs. F/O Wilson G.462'.

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Three items, Edward's description of the mining operation off Cherbourg, they were the only aircraft operating from their base that night. Edward's navigation plot and a map of the Cherbourg area.

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Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

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Describes the introduction of Halifax into service with associated problems. Mentions first operations to Le Havre. Goes on to describe engine and gun turret upgrades as well as other modifications. Continues with introduction of Mk 3. and Mk 6…

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…
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