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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "France--Hesdin"

This is an item about a place. This heading is also used for Rollencourt. Please use the links below to see all relevant documents available in the Archive.

SChattertonJ159568v10452.jpg
Shows single bomb load for operation. Details distributor and false height settings as well as timings and effort level. On the reverse marking and bombing instruction. Leader and deputy markings, list of aircraft with heights and briefing times.

PJonesPW1606.jpg
A starboard side view of a Lancaster, PA964, on the ground. There are eight aircrew standing at the nose. On the reverse is a list of the aircrew including Tom Jones and a list of his operations.

APearsonBM180312.mp3
Her brother-in-law William Mollison Walton, after training to be a pilot in Canada, was based at RAF Swinderby with 97 Squadron. In 1944 his aircraft was attacked and he baled out. He spent two days on a small island where he buried his parachute,…

LKirbyH1637087v1.pdf
Flight engineers log book (Copy) for H Kirby covering the period from 26 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Winthorpe, RAF Syerston, RAF Waddington and RAF Coningsby. Aircraft flown…

PHouriganM18010075.jpg
Target photograph of Rollencourt. Red dot centre right. Partially obscured by cloud, visible area rural, field patterns and bomb explosions visible. Captioned '5°F', 5B', '2439 SKELL.31.8.44// 8" 14000' [arrow] 172° 1812 ROLLENCOURT…

SKingEJ182986v10109.jpg
Four items, Edward's brief description of the operation, the second his navigation plot, third is a map showing the target and fourth part of an official report of the operatoin. This includes the number and squadrons of the aircraft that took part,…
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