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SAnkersonR[Ser#-DoB]v10006.pdf
A memoir of Bernard Scheidauer who was shot down over France but crashed on Jersey. He was a prisoner at Stalag Luft 3 and was involved in the tunnels used during The Great Escape.

LPalmerRAM115772v2.pdf
Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…

LKilleenKAL184115v1.1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for K A L Killeen, navigator, covering the period from 3 April 1943 to 2 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and duties with communications flights. He was stationed at…

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…

BCleggPVMartinCv1.pdf
Navigator of 166 Squadron covering a total of 30 operations. His pilots on operations were Pilot Officer Gibson and Flying Officer Allen. From 9 April 1944 until 22 May 1944 and then some subsequent flying. Also flew a number of Operation Post Mortem…

PCothliffKB1515.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during a bombing operation. A Halifax is directly underneath heading towards a town. To the left of the town are numerous bomb explosions. Bomb craters can be see in the fields, some in lines and others in…

PCothliffKB15110041.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Gorenflos V-1 base. Rows of bomb craters and explosions can be seen.
The image is annotated '26565. LMG. 25.6.44// 8" 12600 --135° 0900 Goenflos Raid .A. 13x500 c secs W/O Puskas .A.429'

PCothliffKB15100018.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation at Gorenflos. The centre of the image is obscured by explosions.
Above is captioned with details of the operation.
The photograph is captioned '2656.LMG.25.6.44// 8" 12600 -->135° 0900…

PCothliffKB15040040.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during a bombing run. Underneath is a Halifax. A town can be seen with many bomb craters. The left centre of the image is obscured by explosions.

YBattyAHD619060v1.pdf
Diary of Dennis Batty 20 May 1940 to 27 June 1941 listing his operations over France and Germany in Blenheims and listing aircrew lost.

PToombsSE15100002.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph identified as Bois Desjardins. Much of the image is obscured by bright lights. Captioned '5691 BIN. 25/26-7-44 //NT(C) 8" 10.000' [arrow] 070° 0253 Bois Desjardins Y. 18x500. 19 secs. P/O. Lester. V 460'.
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