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MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-030044.jpg
The notes indicate the bomb distribution in the bomb bay, the total weight of the bomb load, the all up weight of the aircraft, height of the bombing, forecast winds and heading and target indicator colours.
Aircraft code 'G'.
On the reverse are…

MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-030035.jpg
The notes indicate the bomb distribution in the bomb bay, the total weight of the bomb load, the all up weight of the aircraft, height of the bombing, forecast winds and heading and target indicator colours.
Aircraft code 'G'.
On the reverse are…

CWittyAR-170323-010098.jpg
Details of squadron, aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and two pages of en-route navigation observations. annotated with blue pen. Note on top right 'Op No 25'.

CWittyAR-170323-010093.jpg
Map showing south east England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to a target north of Paris. Annotated top left 'Op No. 25, 3/8/44'. On the reverse 'Op 25, (3/8/44), Trossy'.

LWatsonJR1605406v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

MPotterPL1878961-150914-07.pdf
Starts with account of operation to Paris on 3 May 1944 when attacked by Me 109 and writes of crew actions. Continues with list of operations giving details of target, anti-aircraft fire, flight time, some bomb loads, events, results. From 3 August…

PJonesPW1607.jpg
At the top a list of the crew including T Jones - flight engineer. 7 Squadron PFF, 8 Group, RAF Oakington, September 1944, Avro Lancaster BIII PA964 MG-G. Below 65 operations listed both day and night. two tours expired 10 September 1944.

LTeaseJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J Tease, covering the period from 13 June 1944 to 10 October 1944. Detailing his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Tholthorpe. Aircraft flown was Halifax. He flew a total of 35 operations with 420 squadron, 14 night…

PDaviesJR1602.jpg
Headstone for Sergeant J R Davies 3rd August 1944. In the background a stone wall. On the reverse a note 'Taken 3/8 anniversary of death, CWGC Headstone'.

BDaviesMDaviesJRv1.pdf
Draft comments on last operation of John Davies. Died on active service with 166 Squadron. List crew of his Lancaster (pilot and flight engineer survived) and recounts operation to V1 site at Trossy St Maximin in which and other crew John were…

PCothliffKB15110072.jpg
A sketch map showing a route off the Creil to Martigny road, over a bridge then into a field. The route is through St Maximin.
Information supplied with the collection describes it as 'ANACR map original'. [French Resistance] and as a map drawn by…

PCothliffKB15110070.jpg
Four photographs of St. Leau d'Esserent.
Photo 1 is a target aerial photograph with areas to be bombed. Tunnel entrances, constructions, excavations, railway and a landing quay are marked.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the…

PCothliffKB15060034.jpg
A detailed map of Saint-Maximin. It is marked with four aircraft crashes - a Halifax (3 deaths) two Lancasters (one death) and a Mosquito (three deaths).

PCothliffKB15060018.jpg
A sketch map showing a route from the Creil-Chantilly road across a bridge to a Grain Field. A second copy of the map is a negative of this map.

PCothliffKB15060015.jpg
Six aerial photographs of St Leu d'Esseent.
Photo 1 is a vertical target photograph with tunnels, railway and landing quay marked.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the operation. It is captioned '1962 TLP 5-8-44//8" 15000…
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