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S102SqnRAF19170809v30007.pdf
Covers period 28 January 1944 to 4 February 1944. Lists units for long range bombers, long range recce, fighter bomber, twin engine fighters, tactical recce and coastal. Followed by short note of disposition of fighters on western front. Follows a…

CBlythTS-170516-010001.jpg
Map from east of England to Germany with routes to numerous targets including Hamburg, Hanover, Magdeburg, Berlin, Leipzig, Duisburg, Essen, Kassel, Cologne, Aachen, Frankfurt, Mannheim, Stuttgart and Paris. A table at bottom right list bomb loads…

MBakerWB1392752-161128-06.pdf
First page - photograph of seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet standing in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Lancaster - 138 Squadron, Alf Warren (3rd from the left) mid upper gunner'. Then follows a list of thirty-one operations between 2…

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…

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

PDoxseyJA18010053.jpg
Top left - view of sun over sea with building bottom left. Captioned 'Sun rising over sea at Beaulieu, Nice, French Riviera, Oct 46'.
Bottom left - view inside Eifel tower leg. Captioned 'Looking down pylon of Eifel tower, Paris, Nov 46'.
Bottom…

PDoxseyJA18010052.jpg
Top left -view from the air over snow covered mountains. Captioned 'Snow plateau 12,000ft high on French Italian border near Bardonecchia'.
Top right - looking down at ground from the Eifel tower. Captioned 'Looking down from 2nd platform of Eifel…

PDoxseyJA18010048.jpg
Top left - front quarter view of a York parked on hardstanding. Captioned 'Our York at Almaza, Cairo'.
Top right - view down onto the entrance of a hotel with driveway surrounded by palm trees. Captioned 'Heliopolis Palace hotel, Cairo Feb…

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SBrennanJ1210913v20003-0008.pdf
Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

P78Sqn17070004.jpg
Target photograph shows glare and explosions. Built up area roads are faintly visible. Captioned '252.BTN 7/8-6-44//NT F/8, 5000, 080 degrees, 01.13, JUVISY RD, C, 19x500, F/L DAVIES, U78'. Submitted in folder titled 'U-Uncle Target Images'.

LPennLE413929v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

CWittyAR-170323-010026.jpg
Details of navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen. Note top right 'Op No 8'.

CWittyAR-170323-010025.jpg
Map showing south east England and northern France with pencilled route from Lincoln area to Paris. Annotated top left 'Op No 7/6/44, Paris'

LCotterJDP168678v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J D Cotter, covering the period from 11 January 1942 to 22 April 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Caron, RCAF North Battleford, RAF Swanton Morley,…

BCotterJDPCotterJDPv1.pdf
Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…
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