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PSparkesW17010012.jpg
Top - a note explaining the railway plan in preparation for Operation Overlord, attacks on French railway system.
Top left - extract from Ned Sparkes's logbook from 1 March 1944 to 29 March 1944 with operations to Trappes, Le Mans (twice), Brest,…

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…

SWeirG19660703v070002.jpg
List of Halifax, Wellington and Mosquito aircraft lost from 192 and 462 Squadrons from December 1943 to April 1945. Gives aircraft registration, date, description of incident, some with captain named.

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PChristisonA2012.jpg
A map with seven crew signatures and their route back to UK listed.

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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…

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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'.
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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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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'.

PFOMetheringhamAF19040042.jpg
Two identity/travel documents in German and French made out for Paul Camus. Submitted with description 'German/French travel and identity documents for Paul Camus dated 12 Apr 1944. The significance of "Paul Camus" is unknown'.

MMackieGA855966-180130-02.jpg
List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

MYeomanHT104405-190417-02.pdf
Covers education, playing rugby and RAF career. After training as pilot in England and Canada, posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook flying Wellington. Mentions some of his 14 night operations before he was medically grounded. Continues with postings…

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…

SMarsdenJ1591984v10010-0001.jpg
A card belonging to Michel. On the front is annotated 'This person was with the last F.F.I Camp I was with. On the reverse 'Jack Marsden'.

SMcDermottC1119618v10012.pdf
A programme for the revue complete with details of the acts and performers. Also included are adverts for perfume and drinks.

PHughesCL16010060.jpg
Top left - side of Notre Dame with rose window. Top right - view over city. Bottom left - view of bottom of a multi-storey building with columns on bottom two floors and tower above. Bottom right - view of rocky seashore.

SSimpsonHEW180633v20001.jpg
Stamped Dulag Luft Wetzlar and lists Sgt L M Baker, G L M Norbye and Simpson Henry, Evan Wade at St Cyr L'Ecole, Lancaster aircraft gives other details of personnel and includes Ratcliff L.

PCothliffKB15060013.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Noisy-le-Sec, Paris. Five targets are marked.

MPhilbinGBJ13999-151020-010001.jpg
Gerry Philbin's talents in hockey whilst serving in the RCAF are described. He then transferred to the UK to fly Halifaxes. During an operation they were shot down and only he and Sergeant Millard survived. He was captured but escaped with the help…

PChadwickR19040109.jpg
Two pilots wearing flying helmets are at the front of cockpit looking back at a man on the left with earphones and Roy Chadwick on the right wearing a coat. On the reverse 'Please keep very safely. Roy Chadwick in cockpit of 1st Nene Lancastrian our…
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