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LPerryWRP1317696v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book three, for W R Perry. Covering the period from 21 June 1943 to 30 May 1946. Detailing his operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 242 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Syerston, RAF Balderton, RAF…

LPerryWRP1317696v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 27 April 1943 to 26 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 242 squadron. He was stationed at RAF North…

PPenswickJ1707.jpg
An oblique aerial photograph showing a target indicator exploding over rows of factory buildings separated by a road. The photograph is taken at very low level.

MThorpJF1623333-160412-01.jpg
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…

MShawSR3002545-160211-110001.jpg
A brief description of bombing activity during the war. Starting with the ineffectual early operations to 1000+ bomber operations. He lists some of the operations then details some of the hazards for returning aircraft. After the war Stan took a new…

BCleggPVWilsonDv1.pdf
Biography of Squadron Leader David James Baikie Wilson, DSO, DFC and Bar (1917 - 1947). He flew operations as a pilot with 214, 196 and 617 Squadrons before becoming Head of Aerodynamic Development and Testing, and Test-Pilot at A V Roe & Co Ltd.…

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SCheshireGL72021v10040.jpg
Is sending 80 prints of operation on Gnome Rhone works, as requested

PCheshireGL18010012.jpg
Enlarged target photograph showing an industrial area between a railway and river both running top to bottom. There are large plumes of smoke issuing from the buildings in the centre going to bottom right.

PCheshireGL18010011.jpg
Enlargement of target photograph showing industrial unit with river to the right and railway to the left both running bottom to top. There are fires and smoke issuing from parts of buildings.

PCheshireGL18010009.jpg
Target photograph showing a river running bottom left to top right. Below the river on the right site is an industrial area on fire with smoke going to top edge of image. On the reverse 'C4088'.

PCheshireGL18010007.jpg
Inclined aerial photograph showing completely dark image with fire in centre. There are a few spots of light around the fire. On the reverse 'Neg 2 Cam 2, 139, run 2, Night attack on Gnome Rhone Wks, Limoges, Date 8.2.44, Sqdn 617, W/C Cheshire DSO,…

PCheshireGL18010005.jpg
Inclined aerial photograph showing completely dark image with fire centre right. There are a few spots of light around the fire. On the reverse 'Neg 1 Cam 1, 139, run 3, Night attack on Gnome Rhone Wks, Limoges, Date 8.2.44, Sqdn 617, W/C Cheshire…

PCheshireGL18010003.jpg
A sequence of three inclined aerial photographs showing a group of buildings with a large flare bloom above them. Cheshire's aircraft is moving towards the top of the images with final image just showing flare. On the reverse '[..] 4086B'

PCheshireGL18010001.jpg
Inclined aerial photograph showing a line of buildings with flare bloom on bottom edge and a smaller one top centre, On the reverse '139 Neg 1, Rhone Gnome Wks Limoges, 8.2.44, 617, W/C Cheshire DSO, DFC, W/C Cheshire marking target, mirror camera'.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-100004.jpg
Reconnaissance photograph showing buildings on the left through a gap in clouds. Captioned 'Limoges' On the bottom '2053, J/307.544 Sqdn. 13.Feb.44, //F/14"'. On the reverse 'K144'.

MCheshireGL72021-181210-100001.jpg
Mentions photographs taken the day after the attack by bomber command on 8/9 February 1944 do not permit detailed assessment. Damage is seen to south west half of the works and more than half the main machine shops have been destroyed. States that…

CCheshireGL-181210-010002.jpg
A reconnaissance photograph showing a large town with a river running from lower left to top right. A station and marshalling yard are in the middle of the left half and a further marshalling yard and the aero-engine factory are on the upper right…

CCheshireGL-181210-010001.jpg
A reconnaissance photograph showing a large town with a river running from lower left to right. Just right of centre is a railway station with marshalling yard. A further marshalling yard is on the right side Both marshalling yards are indicated by…

AThomasJH180122.mp3
John Thomas was born in Australia and joined the RAF in 1943. After doing his initial training in Australia he travelled to the UK via America. Further training, including an accident and night vision tests, led to 102 Squadron and a full tour of…

OHolmesGH187788-161021-010001.jpg
A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 3 June 1944 to 14 August 1944. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 9 and 50 Squadrons. The sheet records 15 operations, seven with 9 Squadron, and the other eight…
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