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MPowellNI1896919-191029-03.pdf
A thirteen page collection of target photographs and sortie reports.

Page 1: Vertical aerial target photograph of Argenta. Some roads, houses and open fields are visible in the upper half of the image. There are also canals, rail tracks or roads…

SPowellNI1896919v10002-0003.jpg
Two low quality copies of target photographs of Brück and Fiume (Rijeka).
The Fiume image (upside down). Captioned:
'2615 104/60 16 Feb 45 F8//12,500ft → 14.32 G A FIUME
Fiume was before Powell stated operations on 104 Squadron.

The Brück…

CPowellNI-191029-010005.jpg
Shows northern Italy, Corsica and part of Dalmatian coast.

LGauntPH755625v1.pdf
South African Air Force pilots flying log book one, for P H Gaunt, covering the period from 23 August 1943 to 19 November 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at SAAF Witbank, SAAF Pietersburg, RAF Qastina and…

LGauntPH755625v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P H Gaunt, pilot, covering the period from 20 October 1944 to 21 June 1952. Detailing his operations flown and post war flying at 69 reserve centre and 7 reserve flying school. He was stationed at RAF Foggia and RAF…

LBirdJH184015v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J H Bird, covering the period from 29 March 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Induna, RAF Kumalo, RAF Gianaclis, RAF Peplow, and Italy.…

MScottEW188329-170406-05.jpg
Map showing Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries. Provides a history of of the group who provided the only mobile force of heavy bombers in the Mediterranean theatre. Wellington, Halifax and B-24 acted as a tactical force attacking…

CLeadbetterJ-160421-010020.jpg
A map of the Adriatic covering parts of Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia and Montenegro.

LBonneyA651126v1.pdf
Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…

POpenshawB1805-0019.jpg
Target photograph showing a town with a main road running through from top right to bottom left. Captioned '641, FOG, 1, 21/22 Jan 44, NT 8", 8100ft→ , 330 degrees, [...]'. 'A4' Annotated 'Fiume'.

POpenshawB1805-0011.jpg
Target photograph showing built up area to right side with tracer flare and bomb explosion on the right. Captioned 'A4' and '2017.104/16, 16/17 Oct 44, F8, NT 7600 ft,→ 048 degrees, 2014, Zagreb M/Y, V'. Annotated on page 'F - Freddie, 9x500,…

POpenshawB1805-0005.jpg
Target photograph showing grid pattern of gardens with light flare bottom left. Captioned 'A4' and '[..23], 104/16, 16/17 Oct 44, F8, NT 7000 ft,→ 354 degrees, 20-48, Zagreb M/[..], [..] 500, 8x250 Mk III 20, F/O Chadwick (F/O Myers B.A.)'.

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

SNealeETH1395951v30024-0001.jpg
A navigation log prepared by Ted Neale

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E T H Neale, navigator, covering the period from 25 August 1943 to 16 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, wartime and post war flying duties. He was stationed at SAAF Port…

LCannonHO1802390v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H O Cannon (1802390) air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 3 November 1944 and from 16 October 1952 to 8 October 1953. He was stationed at RAF Moffatt, RAF Qastina, RAF…

LWilsonJ1486634v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for J Wilson, covering the period from 12 July 1942 to 26 March 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF…

LBrileyWG1586825v1.pdf
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Wiliam George Briley, covering the period from 2 December 1943 to 24 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and communication flight duties. He was stationed at, East London, RAF…

APoddaLK170828.mp3
Liliana Kucic Podda recalls her early years in Fiume, stressing a serene childhood playing with her friends. Reminisces a severe bombing that hit the Whitehead torpedo factory and the ROMSA refinery - the latter burning for days - and mentions the…

LHarrisonR[Ser#-DoB]v1.jpg
An extract from Ron Harrison's log book detailing his operations as an air gunner with 70 Squadron between 2 March 1945 and 24 March 1945. Details targets in Italy, Yugoslavia and Austria: Verona, Pola, Gemona, Padua, Monfalcone, Bruck, Pragersko and…

BSpencerAHGSpencerAHGv1.pdf
Memoir of the life of Arthur Spencer. Includes details of childhood and growing up. Continues with his joining the Royal Air Force and his training in the United States as a pilot and then navigator. Followed by training in England and then posting…

PBaileyHH1608.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of the harbour of Pula in Croatia centered on Otočić Sveti Andrija. The photograph focus is poor and has been folded several times resulting in horizontal tear marks cross the image. A big smoke cloud is rising from an…

AAn00659-160808.mp3
The informant recalls the day when he and his cousin plundered a ship with a cargo of furniture, clothing and foodstuffs, which was moored at Karigador. He describes how the harbour was suddenly bombed and strafed. Remembers how they hid behind a…

Memoro#235.mp3
Mafalda De Luca (b. 1939) recalls how her father moved to Fiume during the D’Annunzio occupation, where he met her mother. Remembers the blackout curtains at the windows and mentions underground shelters. Gives a brief account of a small bomb (or a…
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