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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'.

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.

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.

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…

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'

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…

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…

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),…

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.

SCookeJRA1336866v10008.jpg
Two pages from Bob's log book showing some of his training flights and operations whilst with 51 Squadron.

PDavyFR1910.jpg
A target photograph during an operation at Ligescourt V-1 site. The village, tracks and woods to the south are visible. Explosions and smoke are seen on the village at top right and bottom left in the woodlands. Many craters in the fields around are…
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