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Low level oblique aerial photograph showing large bright explosions in the centre with a building to its left. Another building further left appears to be on fire. On the reverse 'Cam 2, Ops 142, Daylight/Night attack on La Ricamerie, Date 10/11-3…

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Four newspaper cuttings from 1944 describing four separate operations. Salzburg captioned 'Oct 17 1944', Essen captioned 'Oct 25th 1944', Dunkirk and Vienna captioned 'Nov 4th 1944' and Gelsenkirchen captioned 'Nov 6th 1944'.

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Night oblique aerial photograph showing a town with flares top centre. On the reverse 'Cam 1, Neg 1, 10.4.44, 150, St Cyr Airpark, 617,S/Lfr Munro, Lancaster, 0200,orbiting,10000/6000'.

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Photograph 1 and 2 are sequential vertical aerial photographs of the marshalling yards at Arras. They are partly obscured by smoke. They are numbered 5018 and 5017 and captioned 'RS 636 88 30.APR44//D14" → 10,000'Z'. Captioned: '30 April 1944,…

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Photograph 1 is of 48 trainee airmen arranged in 4 rows.
Photograph 2 is a squadron plaque with 'Target for Tonight 1939 [crest] 19?? and There's Always Bloody Something'. It is captioned '3rd Dec 1943 "9" Squadron 22nd May 1944'.
Photograph 3 is a…

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Aerial vertical photograph of town with canals and marshalling yard. A river/canal runs from mid left slanting down initially and then right across to the right hand side. In the middle another canal splits off upwards then goes right to middle right…

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Aerial vertical photograph of a marshalling yard running from left slanting down to the right. The yard has a large number of goods wagons and locomotives spread throughout. To the top right is open countryside. There are bomb explosions at the…

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Provides results of attacks on Mailly le Camp military depot and tank park 3/4 May, Clerment-Ferrand aircraft factory 29/30 April, Toulouse aircraft assembly works and Montaudran airfield 5/6 April and 1/2 May, Lyon Motor vehicle works 1/2 May,…

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Account of training for and carrying out a daylight attack or Scharnhorst in Brest France in May of June probably 1941. Tactics were to use cloud cover but cloud dissipated before target and many aircraft lost. On the reverse part of a diagram of an…

PEppelJW1704.pdf
Vertical aerial photograph of Calais during a bombing operation, September 1944. It is captioned 'Our 7th Operation, Calais 27 September 1944. Enemy troops in a fortified railway cutting. This was an 'aiming point' photo & a C in C's enlargement of…

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Reconnaissance photograph showing a railway line bottom left and an industrial area circled by a road in the centre. There are a number of craters to the right side of the industrial area. On the reverse 'Secret, Con G.412'

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Badly damaged industrial buildings, most roof panels destroyed. On the reverse 'S.N.C.A. aircraft factory at Albert'.

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Badly damaged buildings on the right. On the left a tower and power transmission lines. On the reverse 'S.N.C.A. aircraft factory at Albert, C13223 No 13'.

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Shows collapse roof and roof structure with all panels destroyed. On the reverse 'S.N.C.A. aircraft factory at Albert, CB203, 16'.

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Shows the inside of a destroyed industrial building with part of roof collapsed and rubble on the floor. On the reverse 'S.N.C.A. aircraft factory at Albert. CB203, 11'.

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List of aircraft and captains. Weight calculations and other details including 'Base - Cap Griz Nez'

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

MOrmerodA[Ser#-DoB]-151001-01.pdf
Daily record from 1 January 1944 to 6 June 1944 relating operations with comments on target, numbers of aircraft, bomb tonnages and losses. Includes period of leave. From 14 January to 6 June there are 30 ticked and numbered operations. Alice Omerod…

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Photograph 1 is a senior officer laying a wreath in a cemetery with airmen and civilians watching. Captioned 'Nov 1st 1944, All Saints Day. Group/ Capt MacDonald O.C. 137 Wing T.A.F. 2 laying wreath on Allied Airmens graves in Cemetery, Vitroy…

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Describes events during a mine laying operation in a Stirling to the Gironde River near Bordeaux. Relates how the aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire which damaged the tail and an engine as well as wounding the flight engineer. Describes the…

The Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book for Andrew Bain <br />
This is the Log Book of Andrew Bain covering the period from 26 June 1942 until August 1943. In June 1946 the log book was stamped by the RAF Central Depository ‘Death Presumed’. He qualified as an Air Gunner on the 31 October 1842 and as an…

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…
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